Golden Gate University-San Francisco

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,120

3.28% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

3.29%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,656

37.8% 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 (117 degrees awarded), Information Science (1 degrees), and Accounting (1 degrees).

In 2016, 1,014 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Golden Gate University-San Francisco. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (269 degrees), 1.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $15,120, which is $-5,040 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $15,120, which is $-5,040 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,120

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was $15,120. The cost of tuition at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is $-5,040 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

$13,200

Room and Board

$1,920

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was of $13,200 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,920. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Golden Gate University-San Francisco received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 22.4% with respect to 2015, when 67% 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.

3.29%

2015 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was 3.29%, which represents 26 out of the 791 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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Admissions

Golden Gate University-San Francisco received 0 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 0 applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,656 students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in 2016

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Accepted Out of 0

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Golden Gate University-San Francisco was N/A% (N/A admissions from 0 applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of 2015, which was N/A%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has a total enrollment of 2,656 students. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 1,003 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,653. This means that 37.8% 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 26.1% White, 13.7% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.02% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.39% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.339% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (22.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.4%) and White Female (8.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (10.2%), followed by White Male (9.84%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,656 students. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 1,003 and the part-time enrollment is 1,653. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% 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 (75%), 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

    693

  2. Asian

    363

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    298

The enrolled student population at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is 26.1% White, 13.7% Asian, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.02% Black or African American, 2.41% Two or More Races, 1.39% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.339% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 489 students (18.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 134 more women than men received degrees from Golden Gate University-San Francisco. The majority of degree recipients at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are white (269 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees awarded), followed by Information Science (1 degrees) and Accounting (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 (173 degrees awarded), Business (737 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (37 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 (1,106,216 people), Miscellaneous managers (865,801 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (515,334 people), Financial managers (441,801 people), and Chief executives & legislators (353,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (173 degrees awarded), Business (737 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Financial analysts, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (173 degrees awarded), Business (737 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 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 (887,009 people), Elementary & secondary schools (789,499 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (648,456 people), Hospitals (550,047 people), and Banking & related activities (549,137 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Legal (173 degrees awarded), Business (737 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 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. 117 degrees awarded

  2. 1 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was General Business Administration & Management with 117 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 440

  2. 574

In 2016, 440 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University-San Francisco, which is 0.767 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (574).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.811 times less than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 122 degrees were awarded to women at Golden Gate University-San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.23 times more than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Golden Gate University-San Francisco completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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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 (67.2%).

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

    269 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    151 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    149 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is white (269 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (151 degrees).

14.9% of degree recipients (151 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    143 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    126 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Golden Gate University-San Francisco is white female (143 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (126 degrees).

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Operations

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an endowment valued at nearly $62.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.04M (3.24%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Golden Gate University-San Francisco had a total expenditure of $56.8M. Of that $56.8M, they spent $30.6M on salaries and $56.8M on benefits.

Golden Gate University-San Francisco employs 34 Professors, 12 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are Male Professors (23), Female Professors(11), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco are: Management, with 58 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 52 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$62.8M

2015 Endowment

11.3%

decline from 2014

Golden Gate University-San Francisco has an endowment valued at about $62.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Golden Gate University-San Francisco declined 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34M 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. $421k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Golden Gate University-San Francisco received $421k 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$30.6M

Salary Expenditure

$56.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Golden Gate University-San Francisco had a total expenditure of $56.8M. Of that $56.8M, they spent $30.6M on salaries and $56.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Golden Gate University-San Francisco as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.6M

2015 Salaries

10.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Golden Gate University-San Francisco paid a median of $30.6M in salaries, which represents 53.9% of their overall expenditure ($56.8M) and a 10.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.08% decline from 2013 and a 3.65% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.38M

Instructional Salaries

69

Number of Employees

In 2015, Golden Gate University-San Francisco paid a total of $7.38M to 69 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

34 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

58 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco were Professor with 34 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco were Management with 58 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Golden Gate University-San Francisco was Male Professor with 23 employees, Female Professor with 11 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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

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