Golden Gate University – San Francisco

536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

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Golden Gate University - San Francisco, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in San Francisco, CA, the campus resides in an urban setting for students to study in. Over three thousand students enroll at Golden Gate University - San Francisco per year.

Students may choose from many areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Psychology
  • Computer And Information Sciences

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $15,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Students at GGU may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Golden Gate University – San Francisco accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Golden Gate University – San Francisco has a total student population of about 2,700. The student body is made up of 17% undergraduate students and 0.04% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $15,000-$18,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $610 to $730 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$1,096
Student Loans (Federal)60%$5,496

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Golden Gate University – San Francisco may provide student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Law Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (since 1956)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies


Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Golden Gate University – San Francisco for official up-to-date information.

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