Golden Gate University
Golden Gate University (GGU) is a private, non-profit university located in San Francisco, California. GGU, founded in 1901, specialises in professional education through its law, business, taxes, and accounting schools. Six undergraduate degrees with 11 concentrations are available, as are 15 graduate degrees with 24 concentrations. Business Administration and Management; Accounting; Information Science/Studies and Computer/Information Technology Services and Administration and Management are the most popular majors at Golden Gate University today.

Cost of attendance

Golden Gate University - San Francisco's average tuition and fees for undergraduate students were around $12,711 per year. Students from both within and outside of the state paid the same price.


Housing and meal plans are not provided by Golden Gate University - San Francisco. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average. Studio apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments, and single bedroom apartments are available. The student flats are fully furnished and include all of the essentials such as electricity, water, gas, a modular kitchen, laundry, and unrestricted internet access.

Acceptance rate

There are 5,300 students registered at the university, with 12 percent of them being international students. Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an extremely high acceptance rate, which is currently at 100%.


The main campus of Golden Gate University is in San Francisco, with satellite campuses in Silicon Valley and Seattle. The San Francisco campus is in the city's financial district. There are student and alumni lounges, service offices, libraries, a computer lab, legal clinics, and centres. Notably, public transit is simple to use. The Seattle campus first opened its doors in 1974 and now provides evening courses such as Graduate Certificates in Taxation and Master of Science in Taxation. The Silicon Valley campus is a regional learning centre where students can finish their courses in-person on weeknights and Saturdays. This technique is suitable for completing Executive MPA and MS Human Resource Management courses.


Golden Gate University has been accredited on an institution-wide basis by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) since 1959.

Jobs and Placement

The Professional Center assists students and graduates in making educated career selections by providing guidance, tools, and opportunities. Students and alumni from the Schools of Business, Taxation, Accounting, and Undergraduate Studies have free access to career counselling, workshops and events, networking opportunities, job search resources and networking opportunities, and job and internship postings on the Bridge. Golden Gate University graduates earn an average salary of $151k.

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