Life in San Francisco

As one of the oldest nonprofit universities in California, Golden Gate University has been granting degrees and certificates emphasizing practical, skills-based education to working adults since 1901. 


Golden Gate University prepares individuals to lead and serve by providing high-quality, practice-based educational programs in law, taxation, business, and related professions as a nonprofit institution in an innovative and challenging learning environment that embraces professional ethics and diversity. 


Start at Golden Gate University...

San Francisco is one of the most exciting metropolitan areas in the world, and Golden Gate University is right in the heart of it. Here, you’re at the epicenter of so many world-famous attractions—Chinatown, the Golden Gate Park and Bridge, the piers, and Union Square. Fashion, foods from around the world, music, and art converge to create unforgettable life experiences.


...Go Anywhere

Golden Gate University students have unlimited options for where they’ll go next. The American Honors Transfer Network of four-year colleges and universities extends from coast to coast, ranging from titans such as George Washington University and Duke University to small liberal arts colleges, including Amherst and Swarthmore. Program graduates have been accepted at Stanford, Vanderbilt, Georgetown, Cornell, and many other top-tier schools.


Student Clubs & Organizations

In addition to co-curricular and professional development activities, Golden Gate University offers a wide variety of student groups to choose from. There's a vibrant GGU community that you can access while you're a student and after you graduate.

The GGU community has one common thread: the hard work and perseverance it takes to attend classes as working adults.

The Student Government Association [SGA] represents the various interest groups of GGU. The Student Academic & Cultural Clubs are a vital part of the GGU Community experience that supports the school's mission to prepare individuals to lead and serve embracing ethics and diversity. GGU’s clubs sponsor a variety of events, such as conferences, workshops, and speakers, that provide distinct opportunities for learning, networking, and socializing outside of the classroom.




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