About GGU

Golden Gate University, a private nonprofit university
in the heart of San Francisco’s financial and high-tech district,
empowers working adults to achieve their professional goals
with nationally renowned undergraduate and graduate degrees
and certificates. Founded in 1901, GGU has been a leader
in online education for nearly three decades, and its programs
offer maximum flexibility for modern students. With a primary campus
in San Francisco, GGU also has teaching locations in Silicon Valley and
Seattle. GGU graduates join nearly 70,000 alumni.

Accreditations and Partners

  • wasc
  • aba
  • the state bar of california
  • association of american law schools
GGU Facts


  • 120+

    year legacy
    in higher education

  • WASC & WES

    and recognized

  • Ranked #1

    for working professionals
    by Washington Monthly

  • Top 10%

    schools in the US
    by College Factual

  • 70,000+

    alumni network

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