“Through our association with Golden Gate University, San Francisco, upGrad endeavors to facilitate continuing education for working professionals throughout their careers. The pedagogy, program structure and delivery of these programs from the innovation capital of the world is our key differentiator.”
- Phlagun Kompalli - Co-founder, upGrad
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Interact with Golden Gate University senior academic advisors —many of whom are working professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area—during live, interactive 1:1 sessions with the allotted thesis supervisor.
GGU has been accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) since 1959 and it is WES recognized. WASC accredits universities in California and Hawaii, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and others. WSCUC is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Engage in optional, interactive networking sessions with your program peers and experienced professionals for a more immersive GGU experience.
Watch David Fike (President, GGU), Brent White (Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, GGU), and Phalgun Kompalli (Co-founder, upGrad) talk about the collaboration that makes it possible.
There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:
Complete your application, providing work experience and educational background. The admissions committee will review your application, including all required documentation.
Submit your Statement of Purpose for the GGU program to which you are applying. Upon qualification, you will receive an Official Offer Letter confirming your admission to the course.
Reserve your program spot by paying the required program deposit (typically INR50,000) in full by the date specified in your offer letter. Start your educational journey.
*Referral offer is valid only on the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Golden Gate University.
Working professionals who are looking for a transition into the C-suite and senior management professionals looking to become experts in their domain of choice or add credibility to their profile and transition into a consultant role.
Master's Degree (or equivalent) or Bachelors Degree with 5+ years of work experience.
The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities.
Yes, 70% scholarship for 5,000 students along with EMI options are available.
You need to pay INR 50,000 to block your seat.
1. You may request a refund for the Program at any time before the Cohort Commencement Date by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. A processing fee of Rs. 10,000 will be charged. Please note that once the Program commences, no refund request will be considered, and any amount paid by the student will not be refunded.
2. Requests for refund must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed Refund Request Form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of commencement of the program. For refund and deferral policies please refer to this link.
If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI.
Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transactions. If charged will be billed in the first repayment instalment.
Only Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.
You can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.