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Golden Gate University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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536 MISSION STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105
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Founded in 1901, Golden Gate University, a private nonprofit university based in the heart of San Francisco's financial and high-tech district, empowers students to achieve their personal and educational goals.

GGU offers working adults and nontraditional students access to more than 60 degree programs. Our nationally renowned undergraduate and graduate degrees and career-advancing professional certificates are practical and skills-based to meet the demands of today’s employers. Our scholar-practitioners have decades of professional experience from Bay Area, SiliconValley, and Fortune 500 companies.

GGU has been a leader in online education for nearly three decades, and our programs offer maximum flexibility for modern students.

Golden Gate University prepares individuals to lead and serve by providing high-quality, practice-based educational programs in an innovative and challenging learning environment that embraces professional ethics and diversity.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
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SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Accepts Common App
No

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Academics

Professors
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Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 7 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

Majors

Why Choose GGU?

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The majority of GGU students are working professionals looking to complete their degree or start a new degree to advance or change their careers. Students who study in person at GGU tend to reside in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. But as a leader in online education, GGU students can earn their degrees 100% online from virtually anywhere in the world.

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    74%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
429 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
166
Undergrads Over 25
94%
Pell Grant
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Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Motivated
    80%
  • Focused, Efficient & Effective
    20%

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