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Earn a Bachelor’s Degree from Anywhere

A World-Class Degree On Your Schedule | 100% Online

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

At Golden Gate University, we make it possible to get a high-quality undergraduate education regardless of where you live. We offer flexible online bachelor’s degree programs in business, psychology, accounting, machine learning, law, leadership, and more.

Featuring specialized instruction from industry-experienced instructors in the heart of San Francisco, our accelerated degree programs give you the flexibility to take your courses full- or part-time and complete your degree 100% online.

If you’re ready to achieve your goals, GGU’s undergraduate degrees are designed to empower you with a skills-based, practical education that is immediately applicable in your career.



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Earn a Degree Around Your Schedule

With our nationally acclaimed online bachelor’s programs, you don’t have to halt your career or disrupt your life to earn a quality undergraduate degree.


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Easily Continue and Complete Your Education

We grant up to 93 units for previous education, military, or work experience. Test for credit, use your ADT from a California Community College, or apply for credit from work experience and certifications.

Golden Gate University was founded in 1901.

Join a Top University for Adult Students

Our flexible and skills-based programs have helped Golden Gate University consistently rank as a top place for adult learners among 4-year universities.

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Why Choose GGU?

Industry-Experienced Faculty

At GGU, 80% of our faculty are scholar practitioners who currently work in the fields they teach. You’ll learn directly from experts who can share valuable insights into what today’s employers are looking for.

Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of 17 students, you’ll get a more personalized experience at GGU. Here, you’ll be able to collaborate with classmates and form lasting connections with your professors.

Flexible Lifestyle

We offer online and hybrid degree programs that are designed for busy adults. With 3 start terms per year and convenient 15-week courses, you’ll be able to manage your schedule the way you want while you balance school with work, family, and life.

World-Class Education

We’re committed to providing adult learners with the best education available. Our programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and GGU is consistently ranked as a top university for working professionals.

I’m a mother of four, I operate my own business, and I’m a full time employee and student. It was a difficult decision to go back to school in my mid-30s, but Golden Gate University allowed me to further my education while balancing my life.

About Golden Gate University

At GGU, our mission is to help you build a brighter foundation for your future through higher education. As one of California’s oldest private and nonprofit universities, Golden Gate University has been focused on providing practical, career-focused degrees to working adults since 1901.

Over the past 25+ years, we’ve evolved to meet the needs of nontraditional students by offering flexible online and hybrid programs in the growing fields of business, finance, law, technology, taxation, and accounting.

Our location in the heart of San Francisco’s high-tech and financial district provides you with access to some of the world’s biggest companies — even as an online or hybrid student. Whether you’re ready to finish your degree, make a career change, qualify for a new job, or simply set yourself up for future success, Golden Gate University is here to help you make your goals a reality.

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Golden Gate University is not authorized to offer online courses to students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, Washington D.C., or Wisconsin.