Claremont Graduate University

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Founded in 1925, 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 small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Claremont Graduate University (CGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 95 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record 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, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address 150 East Tenth Street
Claremont
91711-6160 California
United States
Tel +1 (909) 621 8000
Fax +1 (909) 607 7285
Other locations Los Angeles

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 121 E. Tenth Street
Claremont 91711
(909) 607 7811

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
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 Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Claremont Graduate University's Library
Claremont Graduate University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,037,917 physical volumes, 33,759 physical media, 126,829 digital/electronic medium and 490 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Claremont Graduate University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 241 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialling (CTC)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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)

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