Golden Gate University Aspire

GGU Aspire is a collaboration between and Golden Gate University that seeks to significantly increase the speed that someone can earn a highly marketable, high-quality bachelor’s degree, while drastically lowering the cost.

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Credit-eligible courses that transfer into Golden Gate University Aspire College Accelerator Program

Save time and money on your degree from Golden Gate University Aspire with

Aspire enables you to maximize your transferable credits from and other accredited institutions so you can complete your degree at Golden Gate University. Golden Gate University and are dedicated to making a bachelor's degree possible for more people. Unlock new economic and career potential through this self-paced program, and earn a bachelor's degree from Golden Gate University for less than $15,000 and in less time than other leading programs.

This pathway aims to be the most accessible private bachelor’s degree pathway in the nation and provides degree pathways in the following areas of study:

  • Data Analytics
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Business
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
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Why Aspire?

Everyone deserves a high-quality education and the opportunity to achieve their professional goals. All too often, barriers like time and money prevent people from being able to unlock the economic and career mobility that is provided by earning a bachelor’s degree. Golden Gate University and are dedicated to lowering these barriers and providing more people with these opportunities. By leveraging this pathway, most students can earn a bachelor’s from Golden Gate University for less than $15,000 and in less time than traditional programs.

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How does it work?

By combining any existing credit you may already have, utilizing the education platform and transferring that into GGU, you can make your degree a reality.

The goal is to maximize your existing transferable credit, combine that with credit recommended courses, and then transfer that credit portfolio to GGU, where you will complete your degree. Success Coaches will review your transcripts and then create a customized degree road map that will maximize the amount of credit you can transfer to Golden Gate University.

Example: Let's say you have 30 units of credit from a community college and want a Business Management Degree from Golden Gate University. coaches will review those credits and provide a degree road map that will guide you to 63 units of credit from courses. Combining these two credit sources will max out the transfer credit acceptance policy at Golden Gate of 93 units (30 + 63 = 93). While completing those credits on, you will be provisionally admitted to Golden Gate University and be guaranteed admission once all coursework is complete. The best part is that you can take these courses on’s mobile-first platform, complete your course work on your schedule, and finish in less time and with less debt!

How much does it cost? costs $2,000 per year and is billed at a rate of $500 every 3 months. This includes unlimited access to credit recommended courses and access to our Success Coaches that will guide you through the entire process.

Golden Gate University has provided a significant discount to its standard tuition rate for this program and costs 300 per credit hour. This means that the final 30 units at Golden Gate University will cost $9,000 in tuition. After considering materials and fees, the cost to graduate from GGU will be approximately 10,500.

Example: Let's say you have 30 units of credit from a community college and want a Business Management Degree from Golden Gate University:

Take 2 years to finish 60 units on = $4,000
Finish final 30 credits at = $10,500

Total Cost of Degree: $14,500

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