Golden Gate University

country rank  631
world rank  2066

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University Overview

Established in 1901, Golden Gate University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Los Angeles, Marina, Roseville, San Jose, Seattle, Walnut Creek. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Golden Gate University (GGU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Golden Gate University (GGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 117 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym GGU
Founded 1901
Motto Civium in moribus rei publicae salus
The welfare of the state depends upon the morals of its citizens
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 536 Mission Street
San Francisco (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
94105-2968 California
United States
T +1 (415) 442 7800
F +1 (415) 442 7807
Other locations Los Angeles, Marina, Roseville, San Jose, Seattle, Walnut Creek

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 536 Mission Street
San Francisco
+1 (415) 442 7800
800 GGU-4-YOU

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Golden Gate University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018