Thank you for your interest in graduate study at CGU. We invite you to explore CGU’s programs and learn about the application process, important deadlines, and program-specific admission information.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us or call 909-607-7811. We look forward to assisting you through the application process.

1. Explore

We encourage you to explore our areas of study to find the program that best fits your academic and professional goals. More detailed information, including faculty and course listings, can be found on our individual program pages.

Explore Programs

2. Prepare

Graduate admission decisions at Claremont Graduate University are made by faculty in your proposed area of study. Here are some helpful tips for you to consider as you prepare your application for admission:

  • Choose your program and review the application checklist
    • Review general and program-specific application requirements
    • Review dates, deadlines, and fees
  • Prepare your application
    • Take required tests
    • Prepare your statement of purpose
    • Identify your recommendation letter writers
    • Obtain official transcripts reflecting previous academic coursework and degrees awarded

Review the application checklist

3. Apply

  • Application fee and payment

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Financial Aid Information

4. International Applicants

Review additional requirements

Application Deadlines

The dates below are general application deadlines. Not all programs admit each term, so check with your specific program for the applicable deadlines.
 

Fall 2017

Date Deadline
February 1, 2017 Priority admission
August 15, 2017 Final deadline

 

Spring 2018

Date Deadline
November 1, 2017 Priority admission
January 2, 2018 Final deadline

 

Summer 2017

Date Deadline
March 1, 2017 Priority admission
May 1, 2017 Final deadline