State Authorization

Claremont Graduate University is a private, not-for-profit institution located in Claremont, California., It is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, including its distance education programs. 

CGU is authorized to offer its online or distance education programs in the following states:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Illinois
  • Indiana (pending)
  • Maryland (pending)
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Utah

CGU offers its online/distance education in the following states that do not regulate its activities:

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington

If you are physically located in a state that is not listed, please contact to determine if you may enroll in Claremont Graduate University’s online programs.