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. It is also approved to operate by the Higher Education Licensure Commission.

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

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

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

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Virgin Islands

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.

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