Golden Gate University School of Law

Unranked (USNWR 2022)
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Also known as

  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Golden Gate University
  • GGU

Golden Gate University School of Law is a law school located in San Francisco, California. The school was unranked in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Golden Gate University School of Law is approximately 145.

Admissions website: https://law.ggu.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@ggu.edu

Admissions phone: 415.442.6600

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Golden Gate University School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 148 151 154
GPA 2.85 3.13 3.42
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1224 41
# Admissions offers 631 -
Class size 145 28
% Accepted 51.5% 28
% Yield 22.2% 12

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,224 people applied and 631 were offered admission.

Golden Gate University has a 1L class size of 145, and yield of 22.19%. 140 out of 631 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.19% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Golden Gate University has a median LSAT of 151. The 25th percentile LSAT is 148 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 154.

The median GPA is 3.13. The 25th percentile GPA is 2.85 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.42.

Golden Gate University School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 42 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Cost of attending Golden Gate University School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $27,750 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Golden Gate University School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Golden Gate University make $63,500 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make .

48.9% of law graduates from Golden Gate University go directly to work for law firms, while 2.2% clerk for a judge. 15.6% of graduates go into public interest.

44.1% of Golden Gate University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Golden Gate University School of Law

At GGU Law, our city is our classroom. Our downtown San Francisco location—home to courthouses, government buildings, and cultural institutions—places our students in the legal and cultural heart of the city.

Our students are judicial externs and clinic attorneys. They participate in Bar Association events and provide legal services in rural communities. Their impact is felt far beyond campus. The experiences we offer our students, along with our top-notch programs and first-class faculty, have resulted in international acclaim.

At GGU, we offer six LLM programs, an SJD program, and a J-1 Research Scholars program. Our programs enable students to either specialize in a certain area or to qualify to take a bar exam in the United States. Our award-winning LLM in Taxation has received both regional and national recognition.

GGU Law is also nationally regarded for its innovative curriculum focused on practical training and for having one of the most ethnically diverse campuses in the United States.

Our LLM programs offer great flexibility, accepting entering students in the fall (August), spring (January), or summer (May) semester, and allowing students to complete the program on a full- or part-time basis. (SJD students, however, may enter the program only in the fall semester.) The full-time day program usually takes approximately one year, and the part-time program two years.

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