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Claremont Graduate University

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Founded in 1925, the Claremont Graduate University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Claremont (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has a branch campus in Los Angeles. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Claremont Graduate University (CGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 99-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Claremont Graduate University's Control Typeprivate


Claremont Graduate University's Entity Typenon-profit


Claremont Graduate University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Claremont Graduate University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym CGU
Founded 1925
Motto Multa lumina, una lux
Many flames, one light
Video Presentation

n.a.; please submit an official Claremont Graduate University general video presentation.

University Location

Address 150 East Tenth Street
91711-6160 California
United States
Claremont Graduate University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Claremont Graduate University Phone Number +1 (909) 621 8000
Claremont Graduate University Fax Number +1 (909) 607 7285
Other locations Los Angeles

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Claremont Graduate University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Claremont Graduate University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Claremont Graduate University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Claremont Graduate University.

Claremont Graduate University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported 35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
Not reported 35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Claremont Graduate University's admission information.

Claremont Graduate University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Claremont Graduate University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Claremont Graduate University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Claremont Graduate University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Claremont Graduate University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Claremont Graduate University's Admission Office Admission Office

121 E. Tenth Street
Claremont 91711
(909) 607 7811

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Claremont Graduate University.

Claremont Graduate University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Claremont Graduate University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Claremont Graduate University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Claremont Graduate University's Control Type Control Type

Claremont Graduate University is a private higher education institution.

Claremont Graduate University's Entity Type Entity Type

Claremont Graduate University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Claremont Graduate University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Claremont Graduate University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Claremont Graduate University does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Claremont Graduate University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Claremont Graduate University's main facilities:

Claremont Graduate University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Claremont Graduate University's Library

Claremont Graduate University's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 967,843 physical volumes, 35,874 physical media, 239,821 digital/electronic media and 592 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 54 full-time employees, including 26 librarians. Claremont Graduate University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Claremont Graduate University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Claremont Graduate University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Claremont Graduate University's main services:

Claremont Graduate University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Claremont Graduate University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

Not reported

Claremont Graduate University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs via distance education at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Claremont Graduate University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Claremont Graduate University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Claremont Graduate University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Claremont Graduate University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: WASC Senior College and University Commission

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Claremont Graduate University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Society for Human Resource Management

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Claremont Graduate University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Claremont Graduate University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Claremont Graduate University's Facebook page Claremont Graduate University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


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