Golden Gate University

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School Overview

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



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.

Golden Gate University-San Francisco Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(415) 442-7800
Website:www.ggu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ggu.edu/admissions_and_costs/admissions/apply
Address:536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,656
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,099 (41% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$15,205
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,205
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Golden Gate University-San Francisco Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Golden Gate University-San Francisco.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services186101
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services222
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Legal Professions and Studies141
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total2518223

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Golden Gate University-San Francisco.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services17610
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services222
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Social Sciences1
Grand total2118141

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Golden Gate University-San Francisco and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,205
Out-of-state$15,205
Books and supplies$1,920

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,635
Out-of-state$17,635

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid22452%$3,485
Federal student loans23555%$10,008

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Golden Gate University-San Francisco. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Golden Gate University-San Francisco students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted0%0%0%
Percent admitted who enrolled0%0%0%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Golden Gate University-San Francisco Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,656
Undergraduate enrollment445
Graduate enrollment2,211

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Golden Gate University-San Francisco Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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