Claremont Graduate University

country rank  540
world rank  1680

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University Overview

Founded in 1925, Claremont Graduate University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Claremont (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Los Angeles. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational 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 94 years old 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 150 E Tenth Street
Claremont (population range: 10,000-49,999)
91711-6160 California
United States
T +1 (909) 607 7811
F +1 (909) 607 7285
Other locations Los Angeles

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
+1 (909) 607 7811

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Claremont Graduate University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Year of first Accreditation


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)

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)

Academic Structure


Social Media

Online Courses

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