At Golden Gate University, we know that cost is an important factor in deciding where to earn your degree. That’s why we’re committed to giving you the best higher education available at an affordable price.
We offer competitive tuition rates for our programs, and a majority of our students receive financial aid and scholarships to help fund their education. Learn more about our general tuition and fees below, and explore your program of interest for more detailed tuition information.
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Our standard undergraduate tuition rate is $462 per unit, and most of our graduate programs have a tuition rate of $1,090 per unit. However, tuition rates may vary based on factors such as degree level, military status, and program choice. We encourage you to visit your program of interest for specific tuition details and reach out to an Enrollment Advisor if you have any questions.
Along with tuition, you can expect to pay the following fees:
- $40 one-time application fee
- $85 technology fee
Depending on your program, other one-time or recurring fees may apply. Contact our Enrollment Team for more details about tuition and fees at GGU.
The university accepts payment in cash, personal check, electronic check, travelers check, money order, credit/debit card, and wire transfer. The student’s GGU issued-ID number must appear on (or be submitted with) all forms of payment to ensure they are credited to the appropriate account.
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Payments made in amounts greater than actual or anticipated registration charges for the term cannot be processed and will be returned.
If sending via regular USPS or express delivery services, send checks, money orders, or travelers checks (USD only) to:
Golden Gate University
Student Accounting Services
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
All GGU mail is delivered to a centralized distribution center and may require up to 48 hours of processing before final delivery to departments. In order for payments to be considered on time, they must be received in Student Accounting Services by the published due dates. Please plan accordingly.
Make your check or money order payable to Golden Gate University. To ensure credit to the proper account, include the following information on your check or money order:
- Print your full legal name
- Student ID number
- Description of what the payment covers
Do not mail cash. Payments in amounts greater than actual or anticipated registration charges for the term cannot be processed and will be returned.
You may also pay in person with a check, cash, money order, travelers checks (USD only), or credit/debit card at the GGU Hub located in the lobby of 536 Mission Street in San Francisco. Business hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 6:30 pm, and Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm.
Payments in amounts greater than actual or anticipated registration charges for the term cannot be processed.
For students’ safety and security, we suggest that you not pay in cash but use an alternative method listed on this page or bring a cashier’s check.
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Payments in amounts greater than actual or anticipated registration charges for the term cannot be processed and will be rejected and returned.
The following credit cards are accepted: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover via your GGU4YOU account, in person at the GGU Hub, or by phone-in to the GGU HUB at 415-442-7800. Debit cards are treated the same as credit cards. All credit and debit card transactions will incur a non-refundable service fee equal to 2.75% of gross charges.
Payments in amounts greater than actual or anticipated registration charges for the term will be canceled.
an Enrollment Advisor
Our Enrollment Team is here to support you as you find the right path for your future. Your dedicated Enrollment Advisor provides, no pressure, personalized support to help you find your program, answer any questions, start your application, and get enrolled in your courses.
Our Enrollment Advisors can help you:
- Choose a program that fits your goals and lifestyle
- Learn more about curriculum, tuition, and admission requirements
- Gather your application materials and submit your application
- Explore financial aid and scholarship options
- Enroll in your first GGU courses
When you’re ready to start your journey, our Enrollment Advisors will be here to help answer all of your questions about Golden Gate University.
To get started request information from any form on this website or if you’re ready to speak to someone now, call 415-442-7800 today for a no-obligation conversation about how GGU can help you make your goals a reality.