Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
Founded in 1925, Claremont Graduate University is an independent institution devoted entirely to graduate study. At CGU, students are encouraged to pursue academic research agendas both within and across traditional curricular boundaries. As a member of The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven independent institutions, the university is able to offer a greater breadth of faculty and campus resources than is typical of a university with 2,200 students.
Claremont Graduate University offers a range of highly specialized programs that provide a strong base for customization. Its English, History, Fine Arts, Math, Psychology, Economics, and Political Science programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Many of the university’s academic programs are practice-based, so students start working in their field even as they’re learning
With an accomplished alumni network of more than 22,000 members worldwide and a supportive career development team, the students have all the necessary tools to advance their career. Its scholars receive individualized mentorship that expands their vocational network and prepares them for remarkable careers.
The university has more than 25 graduate student clubs and organizations and offers a range of support services to foster diversity and help students from underrepresented populations thrive academically, socially, and culturally, ensuring a rich, diverse experience for all students.
For more than 90 years, Claremont Graduate University has been a leader in graduate education. Nestled amid the tree-lined streets of Claremont, California, the university offers an eclectic variety of campus resources alongside a range of academic support services to ensure that students thrive academically while maintaining a healthy balance of work and play.
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