Founded in 1901 in San Francisco, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing practice-based undergraduate and graduate educational programs in ...
Founded in 1901 in San Francisco, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing practice-based undergraduate and graduate educational programs in accounting, law, taxation, business and related professions. GGU is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Golden Gate University programs cater to the needs of professionals entering or advancing their careers. We offer flexible scheduling as well as personalized academic and career advising to help you craft your own academic experience.
The high retention and graduation rates for our Undergraduate, Graduate, and Law Programs are a result of our small class sizes, motivating cohort programs, and our faculty's connection to the local business and legal communities.
Golden Gate University's top-rated instructors are what sets us apart from similar institutions. Most of our faculty are professionals working in their fields of expertise. They bring their firsthand experiences and knowledge to the classroom, incorporating cutting-edge practices from the business and legal communities.
The small professor-to-student ratio allows you to build a cooperative learning relationship with your instructors, many of whom continue to mentor students long after classes end. The instructors' blend of educational background and professional experience assure that students will be learning their program area from someone with practical knowledge of the field. Plus, our nationally rated CyberCampus allows students to interact online with faculty easily and quickly.
Golden Gate University offers a variety of scheduling options to accommodate our students' varying availability. Since more than 80% of students attend part-time, classes are offered on campus or online, with programs in the afternoons, evenings, and even on weekends. Take classes at our San Francisco campus, online, or figure out a combination of the two that best works for you.
Our academic advisors will work with you to build a plan that best suits you. You can take courses while working full time, while traveling, or while raising a family. We also offer a range of scholarships and grants for undergraduate or graduate students, both on a need-based and a merit-based basis.
As a student at GGU, you are not just learning, you are building connections with leaders in your field, working with experienced professionals, and receiving a career-based education. We also offer a full gamut of internships, career development resources, and counseling services. We'll give you the tools to achieve your professional goals, and new momentum to reach your personal ones.