Golden Gate University (115083)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,088
2019 Default Rate
0.907%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,661
64.2% Full-Time

About

Golden Gate University (115083) is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Golden Gate University (115083) were General Business Administration & Management (125 degrees awarded), Telecommunications Management (18 degrees), and Accounting (3 degrees).

In 2022, 890 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Golden Gate University (115083). 47.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (273 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University (115083) is $11,088, which is $−12,908 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Golden Gate University (115083) is $11,088, which is $−12,908 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

In 2022, 25% of undergraduate students attending Golden Gate University (115083) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,088
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Golden Gate University (115083) was $11,088. The cost of tuition at Golden Gate University (115083) is $−12,908 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

25% of undergraduate students at Golden Gate University (115083) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 66.7% with respect to 2021, when 75% 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.
0.907%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Golden Gate University (115083) was 0.907%, which represents 4 out of the 441 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 (115083) had a total enrollment of 2,661 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University (115083) is 1,709 students and the part-time enrollment is 952. This means that 64.2% of students enrolled at Golden Gate University (115083) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Golden Gate University (115083), both undergraduate and graduate, is 29.6% Asian, 25.9% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.864% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.564% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Golden Gate University (115083) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18%) and Black or African American Male (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (23.8%), followed by Asian Female (16.4%) and White Male (9.74%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Golden Gate University (115083) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,661 students. The full-time enrollment at Golden Gate University (115083) is 1,709 and the part-time enrollment is 952. This means that 64.2% of students enrolled at Golden Gate University (115083) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    787 enrolled students
  2. White
    690 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    380 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Golden Gate University (115083) is 29.6% Asian, 25.9% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.4% Black or African American, 1.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.864% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.564% Two or More Races. 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 384 students (14.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 46 fewer women than men received degrees from Golden Gate University (115083). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Golden Gate University (115083) is white (273 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Golden Gate University (115083) is General Business Administration & Management (125 degrees awarded), followed by Telecommunications Management (18 degrees) and Accounting (3 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Golden Gate University (115083), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (135 degrees awarded), Business (628 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees).

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 (115083) are Accountants & auditors (1,058,833 people), Other managers (858,803 people), Software developers (673,572 people), Financial managers (519,780 people), and Chief executives & legislators (430,097 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University (115083) in 2022 are Legal (135 degrees awarded), Business (628 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Psychology (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (115083) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University (115083) are Legal (135 degrees awarded), Business (628 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Psychology (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (115083) are Computer Systems Design (1,077,030 people), Elementary & secondary schools (900,863 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (577,069 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (560,486 people), and Banking & related activities (559,314 people).

The most specialized majors at Golden Gate University (115083) are Legal (135 degrees awarded), Business (628 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (35 degrees), Psychology (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (24 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (115083).

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Golden Gate University (115083) was General Business Administration & Management with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

468
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
422
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 468 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University (115083), which is 1.11 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (422).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 136 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University (115083) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.51 times more than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Golden Gate University (115083) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.662 times less than the 136 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    273 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    154 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    123 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Golden Gate University (115083) is white (273 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (154 degrees).

11.9% of degree recipients (106 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    165 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Golden Gate University (115083) is white male (165 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (108 degrees).

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Operations

Golden Gate University (115083) has an endowment valued at nearly $43.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Golden Gate University (115083) had a total salary expenditure of 50.6M. Golden Gate University (115083) employs 30 Professors, 13 Associate professors and 4 Lecturers. Most academics at Golden Gate University (115083) are Male Professor (16), Female Professor (14), and Female Associate professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University (115083) are: Management, with 75 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

Endowment

$43.3M
2022 Endowment
14.5%
decline from 2021

Golden Gate University (115083) has an endowment valued at about $43.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Golden Gate University (115083) declined 14.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.27M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.5M
2022 Salaries
1.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Golden Gate University (115083) paid a median of $28.5M in salaries, which represents 56.4% of their overall expenditure ($50.6M) and a 1.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.15M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2022, Golden Gate University (115083) paid a total of $6.15M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
30 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
75 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Golden Gate University (115083) were Professor with 30 employees, Associate professor with 13 employees, and Lecturer with 4 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Golden Gate University (115083) were Management with 75 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Golden Gate University (115083) was Male Professor with 16 employees, Female Professor with 14 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Golden Gate University (115083).

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