Level up with graduate education reimagined for the modern workplace.

Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a member of the prestigious Claremont Colleges and one of the few graduate-only institutions in the world. We are proud to partner with community and corporate institutions that support their employees’ continuing education goals. Enjoy flexible course options that allow you to continue working while pursuing your graduate degree at CGU.

How to Apply
  1. Check in with Your HR Office: Contact your human resources office to explore tuition remission options available to you.
  2. Explore Our Degrees: Choose from over 80 specialized, nationally recognized master’s and doctoral degrees.
  3. Connect with Us to Get Started: Our dedicated admissions team is here to discuss your goals and guide you through the application process.
  4. Submit Your Application: Complete your application to embark on your educational journey.
Partnership Benefits

*Some programs still require an examination score with the application. Please fill out the form below to learn more.

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If you are interested in becoming a community or corporate partner with Claremont Graduate University, contact us by email.


Partnership Fee Waivers
Applicants of the above CGU partners are eligible to receive a fee waiver on the application for admission. Applicants should submit a request for a fee waiver to admissions@cgu.edu with proper documentation. Waiver requests will be reviewed by the Office of Admissions and response notification will be sent within 10 business days.

Affiliate Fee Waivers
Students, staff, and alumni of The Claremont Colleges receive a fee waiver upon request.

Other Service-based Fee Waivers
Application fee waivers are available for applicants who have participated in one or more years of full-time service in the U.S. Military, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, City Year, or Teach for America. Documentation of proof of service is required.

CGU will not issue a refund to any applicant who fails to secure a fee waiver prior to submitting the application and paying the required fee.

Community and Corporate Partners

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