Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University

San Francisco , United States
  • 34
    Acceptance Rate
  • 16
    Available Programs
  • 732
  • 38,375
    Average Cost
  • 86
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


GGU Law is a dynamic, flexible, and supportive law school committed to serving students and helping them succeed.  With small classes and dedicated teams for student support and career development, GGU Law features personalized attention and outstanding opportunities for academic success and professional development.

Entry requirements

The Admissions Committee reviews applications to the law school holistically, considering all information provided by each applicant. The committee evaluates:

  • Academic achievement
  • Performance on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Analytical skills
  • Character and fitness to practice law*
  • Employment history and community involvement
  • Graduate studies (if any) and other life experiences

Scholarship & funding

All applicants to GGU Law are automatically considered for Merit Scholarship Awards. Entering merit scholarships include full-tuition Presidential and Dean's Scholarships and partial-tuition Faculty Scholarships awarded in varying amounts.

GGU Law proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.

The California Scholars Program awards special scholarships to select graduates of California's public university systems. All applicants from UC and CSU campuses are automatically considered for these awards.

Public Interest Scholars Program and Environmental Law Scholars Program award special scholarships to qualified applicants pursuing careers in public interest or environmental law.

Fellowship Program awards specialty scholarships in six different areas of interests, combined with a unique mentorship component. The areas of interest include: Intellectual Property Law Fellowship, Environmental Law Fellowship, Breaking-In Fellowship (Workplace Re-entry), Social Justice Fellowship (Public Interest), LGBTQ Scholar-Activist Fellowship, and Leadership Through the Law Dean's Fellowship.

Federal Financial Aid is available to eligible applicants.


Student life

GGU Law has an active and rich student life with over 30 student organizations and clubs, events to experience campus life, and resources for inspiration and academic success.