Golden Gate University-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Trimester
Total enrollment 2,656
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Golden Gate University-San Francisco's tuition was $15,120 for all students regardless of residency (43.6% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

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Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Golden Gate University-San Francisco has enrolled a total of 2,656 students (1,003 students full-time and 1,653 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,656 students, 89 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 445 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,211 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 868 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 26%

Non-resident alien: 20%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 18%

Asian: 14%

Hispanic: 11%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Golden Gate University-San Francisco.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 72% 2,204 728
Legal Professions And Studies 15% 465
Psychology 4% 119
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 111 37
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 74 24
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 0 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 0% 0 0
Social Sciences 0% 0 0
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Golden Gate University-San Francisco graduates 6 years after enrollment is $63,100. Last year, out of the total 207 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 176 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 303 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 261 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $63,100 $69,200
Employment Rate 85% 86%
Total Graduates 207 303

Campus Location

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