Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University, also referred to as CGU, was founded in 1925, and is situated in Claremont, California. The name Claremont Graduate University was adopted in 1998. CGU, which has a 19 acre campus, offers an array of degrees and programs through the following schools:

  • Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management
  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
  • School of Community and Global Health
  • School of Educational Studies
  • School of Information Systems and Technology
  • School of Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Politics and Economics
  • School of Religion

Students of CGU participate in organizations like Black Student Affairs, Chicano/Latino Student Affairs, the Graduate Student Council, and the Black Graduate Students Association. Notable alumni of the university include Robert W. Parker, percussionist, organist, and composer; Thomas Jay Oord, philosopher and theologian; and many other well known personalities.

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Contacting Claremont

Claremont Graduate University
150 E Tenth St
Claremont , CA 91711-6160
General Phone: (909) 621-8000

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Claremont Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management188business management, financial management, human resources management
Liberal Arts121African studies, women's studies, area and Cultural studies, English, creative writing, English language and literature, interdisciplinary studies, demography, economics, ...
Education and Teaching115education, teacher ed
Therapy and Counseling52psychology, psychology courses
Religion and Philosophy33philosophy, religion, Islamic studies, philosophy and religious studies, religious music
Fine Arts29fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering23information science
Music9music, musicology
Mathematics8mathematics, applied mathematics, computational mathematics
Art Studies0arts management

Number of programs and degrees for Claremont in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Postbaccalaureate certificate723
Master's degree36728
Doctor's degree13918

Claremont Student Body

In 2007-2008, Claremont had a total enrollment of 2,127 students (1,244 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 33%
Black 5%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 27%
(Foreign Students) 15%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 12%
25-29 27%
30-34 19%
35-39 14%
40-49 17%
50-64 11%
65+ 1%

Claremont Room and Board (2007)

Claremont offers campus housing for 251 of its 1,244 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Claremont, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Claremont Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 6,500

Financial Aid:
Claremont participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 116900)

Claremont Faculty

Claremont has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track88
Non-tenured and not on tenure track119

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year34$132,59718$122,069
Associate professoracademic year10$117,1186$95,438
Assistant professoracademic year8$85,07711$90,452
All faculty totalacademic year52$122,31035$107,567

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Claremont Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Arts Management

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
Human Resources Management and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
African Studies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other
Creative Writing
Demography and Population Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
History, General
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Women's Studies

Applied Mathematics
Computational Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Music, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Religion And Philosophy
Islamic Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music

Botany/Plant Biology

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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