Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University is a private four-year higher education institution located in San Francisco’s Market District, near the city’s financial sector. This university is popular with working professionals as it offers accounting, business management, taxation, law, and numerous other education programs with flexible class schedules. More than 15 graduate programs are offered at Golden Gate University with over 24 concentrations.

Golden Gate University is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has been since 1959. Prior to 1950 the University was accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Golden Gate’s law school is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The University also offers an accredited financial planning program that is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

General Information

Admission Office
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
(415) 442-7800
Fax: (415) 442-7807
info@ggu.edu
Contact: Louis Riccardi
Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 442-7000
www.ggu.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 413
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 9
Degree-seeking undergrads: 413
Graduate enrollment: 2,182

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $12,240 $12,960 $13,440 $13,680 +1.79%
Books and Supplies $1,920 $1,920 $1,920 $1,920 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $14,160 $14,880 $15,360 $15,600 +1.56%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $14,040
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $14,040
Out-of-state Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1 50%
Grant or scholarship aid 1 50% $8,428 $8,428
• Federal grants 1 50% $8,428 $8,428
• Pell grants 0 0% $0
• Other federal grants 1 50% $8,428 $8,428
State/local government grant or scholarships 0 0% $0
Institutional grants or scholarships 0 0% $0
Student loan aid 1 50% $18,104 $18,104
• Federal student loans 1 50% $12,500 $12,500
• Other student loans 1 50% $5,604 $5,604

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 139 783 276 1
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 121 683 6 1
Accounting 16 79
Business Administration and Management 93 120 6 1
Finance 94
Financial Planning and Services 16
Hospitality Administration/management 1
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 8 81
International Business/trade/commerce 2 10
Marketing/marketing Management 1 63
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions and Contracts Management 1
Taxation 219
Computing and Information Sciences 16 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 4 7
Information Science/studies 12 15
Human Services 46
Public Administration 46
Legal and Law Studies 270
Law 270
Psychology 1 32
Psychology 1 30
Psychology, Other 2
Social Sciences 1
Political Science and Government, Other 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Undergraduate Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B,C
Business Administration/Management B,C
Finance/Banking B,C
Human Resources Management B
Information Resources Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Database Management C
Information Technology B,C
Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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