Golden Gate University-San Francisco

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,840
0% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
3.91%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,432
42.8% Full-Time

About

Golden Gate University-San Francisco is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Golden Gate University-San Francisco were General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees awarded), Information Science (1 degrees), and Business Statistics (1 degrees).

In 2019, 867 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Golden Gate University-San Francisco. 49.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (235 degrees), 1.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (160 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $15,840, which is $−6,186 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $15,840, which is $−6,186 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2019, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,840
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was $15,840. The cost of tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $−6,186 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Golden Gate University-San Francisco received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 8.7% with respect to 2018, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.91%
2017 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was 3.91%, which represents 22 out of the 563 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has a total enrollment of 2,432 students. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 1,041 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,391. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.4% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Asian, 8.96% Black or African American, 1.44% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.23% Two or More Races, and 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (25.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.5%) and Black or African American Male (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (16.1%), followed by White Female (12%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.42%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,432 students. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 1,041 and the part-time enrollment is 1,391. This means that 42.8% of students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Golden Gate University-San Francisco had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    739
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    375
  3. Asian
    353

The enrolled student population at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 30.4% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Asian, 8.96% Black or African American, 1.44% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.23% Two or More Races, and 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 338 students (13.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Golden Gate University-San Francisco. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is white (235 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (160 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (1 degrees) and Business Statistics (1 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (139 degrees awarded), Business (611 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Accountants & auditors (1,010,012 people), Other managers (842,897 people), Software developers (636,842 people), Financial managers (518,006 people), and Chief executives & legislators (414,985 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (139 degrees awarded), Business (611 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (139 degrees awarded), Business (611 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Computer Systems Design (1,013,982 people), Elementary & secondary schools (851,601 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (563,050 people), Banking & related activities (553,232 people), and Insurance carriers (501,915 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (139 degrees awarded), Business (611 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (34 degrees), Psychology (48 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (31 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Golden Gate University-San Francisco.
Most Common
  1. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was General Business Administration & Management with 111 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

439
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
428
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 439 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (428).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.49 times more than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to women at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.672 times less than the 131 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    235 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    129 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is white (235 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (160 degrees).

18.5% of degree recipients (160 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    126 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is white male (126 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (109 degrees).

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Operations

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an endowment valued at nearly $47.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.04M (2.17%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Golden Gate University-San Francisco had a total salary expenditure of $57.3M. Golden Gate University-San Francisco employs 29 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 5 No academic ranks. Most academics at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Female Professors (15), Male Professors(14), and Female Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are: Management, with 65 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 43 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47.7M
2019 Endowment
3.78%
decline from 2018

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an endowment valued at about $47.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Golden Gate University-San Francisco declined 3.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $359k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Golden Gate University-San Francisco received $359k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31.8M
2019 Salaries
6.96%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Golden Gate University-San Francisco paid a median of $31.8M in salaries, which represents 55.5% of their overall expenditure ($57.3M) and a 6.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.03% growth from 2017 and a 4.38% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.89M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2019, Golden Gate University-San Francisco paid a total of $7.89M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
65 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco were Professor with 29 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco were Management with 65 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was Female Professor with 15 employees, Male Professor with 14 employees, and Female Associate professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Golden Gate University-San Francisco.

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