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Claremont Graduate University (CGU) has been awarding master’s and doctoral degrees for nearly 100 years. Through our new online learning format, CGU’s specialized master’s degree programs and world renowned faculty are now accessible to a broader community of students seeking a rigorous and relevant graduate degree.



Welcome to Claremont Graduate University!  As one of the nation's leading graduate-only institutions, we are proud of our rich history and our efforts to remain at the forefront of graduate-level education and research.

We celebrate knowledge creation and complex problem solving through theory, applied research, and practical experience. Our faculty are thought leaders in their field and our students are active partners in challenging established ideas. We encourage discipline and innovation as a means to solving complex problems.

Together, CGU staff, faculty, students and administration are working to make your journey one that is both productive and meaningful.

And we are excited to expand our program offerings and create experiences for a broader community of ambitious and talented graduate students through our new online master’s degree programs.  Our dynamic, flexibly designed online programs provide students with the tools they need to become the problem-solvers of tomorrow and to build meaningful careers.

It is a pleasure and a privilege to be part of the CGU community. I encourage you to spend some time getting to know Claremont Graduate University and to discover for yourself what makes CGU a leader in graduate education.

All best regards,

Patricia Easton
Executive Vice President and Provost
Claremont Graduate University

Patricia Easton

"The CGU experience is powerful and unique in higher education. Our online programs offer enough flexibility to make this incredible learning experience available to even more students."

Len Jessup, President, Claremont Graduate University