The Golden Gate University School of Law was founded in 1901 as the YMCA Evening Law School, a component of the San Francisco Central YMCA Evening College. Like other YMCA Law Schools across the nation, it was established to provide people who worked full-time the opportunity to attend law school at night. The YMCA Evening College and Law School was formally incorporated separately from the San Francisco Central YMCA in 1923, as Golden Gate College. It became Golden Gate University in 1972. The university is a California non-profit public benefit corporation.
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Golden Gate Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 60% of its applicants. Comparatively, Goldengate is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Golden Gate Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Goldengate is Above Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Golden Gate University 1L section size is 11% smaller than law schools in California and 11% smaller than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Golden Gate University class of 2011 had an employment rate of 68% with 5% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2011, 97.1%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.