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Golden Gate University is a private institution that was founded in 1901. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 466 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $14,160 (2012-13).
Golden Gate University (GGU) is a small, private school in the financial district of San Francisco that’s designed for students who are also working adults. GGU offers more than 80 degrees to undergraduate students, and master’s programs in the Edward S. Ageno School of Business and in the fields of information technology, taxation, and law. To accommodate students who work, GGU has weekend and evening classes in San Francisco and at the school’s regional campuses in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Seattle. Students can earn a degree without going to any of those campuses by enrolling in GGU’s Cyber Campus online learning program. On campus, there are no university-owned residential halls and no sports teams. However, students can get involved outside the classroom by joining more than 40 campus organizations, participating in student government, or writing for the Campus Currents newsletter. Notable GGU alumni include Joan Blades, who cofounded the MoveOn.org political action committee.
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When applying to Golden Gate University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Golden Gate University is $55. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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The student-faculty ratio at Golden Gate University is 15:1, and the school has 86.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
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Golden Gate University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 466, with a gender distribution of 45.5 percent male students and 54.5 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Golden Gate University offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones and lighted pathways/sidewalks.
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Paying for School
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* Overview details based on 2011 data