Just 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate University offers an intimate, high-touch academic research environment. Our unique brand of graduate-only scholarship transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries to foster the creation of new knowledge—and new ways of seeing and improving the world.

Globally recognized faculty-scholars lead our specialized programs, which may be tailored to your specific interests and career aspirations. You’ll receive practice-based training and individual mentorship that prepares you for successful employment and enables you to effect positive social change. And you’ll do it in Claremont—a vibrant location that offers year-round sunshine and an array of dining, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

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  • Total students
    2,136
  • Full-time students
    67%
  • Master's students enrolled in coursework
    57%
  • Doctoral students enrolled in coursework
    40%
  • Certificate students enrolled in coursework
    3%
  • Students exclusively working towards dissertation/Master's thesis
    39%
  • Domestic students of color
    41%
  • Female students
    55%
  • International students
    21%
  • Countries represented
    52
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ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVES
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Timothy Council

Dean of Admissions

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John Lee

Associate Director of Admissions & Recruiting, Drucker School

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Rachel Camacho

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Teacher Education, Education

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Jake Campbell

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions and Veteran Outreach

Programs

Mathematics, Information Systems & Technology, Veterans Benefits

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Paige Piontkowsky

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Economics, Educational Evaluation, Human Resource Management, International Studies, Politics, Public Health, Public Policy & Evaluation

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Ariel Carpenter

Assistant Director of International Admissions
SEVIS Designated School Officer

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Edlyn Delano

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Education, Teacher Education

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Julianna Gomez-Anton

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

MA in Management, Financial Engineering

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Alice Liu

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Drucker MBA

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Nicholas Lopez

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Psychology & Evaluation

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Matt O’Connor

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Art Business, Arts Management

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Amy Sandefur

Assistant Director of Admissions

Programs

Art, Music, English, Philosophy, Religion, History, Cultural Studies, Applied Women's Studies

ADMISSIONS OPERATIONS
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Hayley Kiruki

Assistant Director, Enrollment
Operations & Communications

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Ariel Carpenter

Assistant Director of International Admissions
SEVIS Designated School Officer

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Loren Bryant

Coordinator
Office of Admissions

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Mayra De Armas

Enrollment Operations Coordinator

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Heather Reynolds

Admissions Coordinator

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Misti Williamson

Admissions Systems Specialist