About Golden Gate University

by / Saturday, 09 May 2015 / Published in Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University (GGU) is located in the heart of San Francisco, close to Silicon Valley and just steps away from the Financial District – surrounding you in opportunity.

GGU has a long history of educating adults – like you – who are balancing the complex demands of life. At Golden Gate University (GGU), we recognize the value of your education and work background, and we will help you leverage your experience to accelerate your progress toward a degree.

GGU gives you real-world knowledge from instructors who are practicing professionals in some of the Bay Area’s largest and most successful organizations. We are a non-profit university, so you know that your tution goes toward your education – not to shareholders.

As a student at Golden Gate University (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 counselling services to support your academic journey. Golden Gate University (GGU) will give you the tools to achieve your professional goals, and new momentum to reach your personel ones.


Golden Gate University (GGU) international students are granted admission on rolling basis. Early application allows time for receiving credentials and processing government documents necessary for attendance. Timely submission is important for students currently living outside the United States who will need to apply for an F or J visa in their home country.

      Academic Calendar Deadline                               Deadline

  • Fall Term: Last week of August                                          May 15
  • Spring Term: First week of January                                 September 15
  • Summer Term: Last week of April                                    January 15


Support for International Students

The Office of Enrollment Services provides International Admissions and Advising (IAA) services to international students and their dependents who are enrolled in a graduate program at Golden Gate University (GGU).

The IAA also assists with matters relating to international students and their integration into the university community. The office is located at the San Francisco campus, but serves the needs of international students attending at any of GGU’s sites.

The International Admissions And Advising (IAA) Team Provides:

  • Academic Advising
  • Immigration Advice
  • Visa Paperwork Assistance
  • International Student Forms
  • Integration into the Community

Golden Gate University, San Francisco

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