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Why GGU: Facts & Stats

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An at-a-glance summary of Golden Gate University's composition and character.

These are some of the attributes that make GGU the school of choice for so many students -- 5,060 students to be exact.

FOUNDED IN 1901

 

ACCREDITATION

 

LOCATIONS

 

STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS

  • Average age: 34
  • International:
    • 13 percent
    • 46 countries represented
  • Gender:
    • Female: 56 percent
    • Male: 43 percent
    • Unknown: 1 percent
  • Ethnicity:
    • African American: 5 percent
    • Asian: 16 percent
    • Hispanic: 7 percent
    • Pacific Islander: 2 percent
    • White: 33 percent

ORGANIZATION TYPE

 

PROGRAM DISCIPLINES

 

ENROLLMENT

  • Graduate: 4,441
  • Undergraduate: 619
  • Attending part-time: 80%

 

IN THE CLASSROOM

  • Average class size:15
  • Courses taught by practicing professionals: 80%+

 

ALUMNI

  • Living alumni: 68,000+