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Study at Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University, also known as CGU, was established in 1925, and is a private university located in Claremont, California. It is one of the member colleges of the Claremont Colleges. The campus consists of 175 buildings which are spread across an area of 550 acres. A wide range of academic programs are offered to the students through the following academic schools of university:
  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
  • School of Community and Global Health
  • School of Drucker School of Management
  • School of Educational Studies
  • School of Information Systems and Technology
  • School of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Politics and Economics
  • School of Religion
Many students of CGU have gone on to become famous. Some of them include Sacvan Bercovitch, Americanist, Literary and Cultural Critic; Stephen Cambone, first U. S. undersecretary of defense for intelligence; and David Dreier, Republican member of the U. S. House of Representatives.

Profile of Claremont Graduate UniversityClaremont is in a large suburb, in Claremont, California. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Claremont earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include mathematics, fine arts, business and management, and therapy and Counselling.

Claremont Selectivity

Claremont does not admit all applicants.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Claremont are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 2, 127 students (1, 855 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Claremont are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

Claremont Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management135business management, financial management, human resources management
Liberal Arts108political science, economics, international relations, minority and gender studies, history, English, creative writing, international economics, . . .
Education and Teaching105teacher ed, Education
Therapy and Counselling57psychology, psychology courses
Religion and Philosophy32religion, philosophy, philosophy and religious studies, Islamic studies, religious music
Fine Arts31fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering13information science
Mathematics11mathematics, applied mathematics, computational mathematics
Music6musicology, music
Art Studies5arts management
Contact: ClaremontClaremont Graduate University

150 E Tenth St

Claremont, California 91711-6160

General Phone: (909) 621-8000


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