Golden Gate University

Private University

San Francisco, United States

Established in 1901, Golden Gate University is one of the most prestigious universities of California. The history of the university traces back to the YMCA role of establishing colleges and universities. Started as YMCA Evening School in 1896, the school was founded with an aim to provide education Read more


Highlights of Golden Gate University

  • Golden Gate University is accredited to the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
  • According to Washington Monthly, Golden Gate University is ranked #1 on the list of Best Colleges for Adult Learners three years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018).
  • Out of 5,300 students, around 67% of students are enrolled in business programs, 21% students law students.
  • Golden Gate University is also registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards which means students can take their CFP Certification from GU while pursuing masters.
  • Golden Gate University is the 4th oldest private university in California
  • On the Social Science Research Network's list of the Top 500 U.S,  Ageno School of Business was ranked 226 in 2016.
  • The motto of Golden Gate University is the welfare of the state depends upon the morals of its citizens.

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