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Claremont Graduate University

150 East Tenth Street

Claremont, CA 91711-6160

United States

Telephone: 909-607-8135


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: September 22, 2023

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1949

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 1,428

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerJody WatersAssociate Provost for Institutional
Board of Directors ChairTimothy KirleyBoard
Chief Academic OfficerMichelle BlighInterim Executive Vice President and
Chief Executive OfficerLen
Chief Financial OfficerMary Ann RodriguezVP Finance and Administration and Chief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchYumi HuangInstitutional Research
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00116900Claremont Graduate UniversityClaremontMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced ManagementMasters2006On-Site
Advanced Study in Evaluation CertificateNon-degree2004Distance Education
Africana Studies CertificateNon-degree2004On-Site
Allies of Dreamers CertificateNon-degree2017On-Site
Analysis and Decision Making CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Applied Data Science and International StudiesMasters2014On-Site
Applied Gender StudiesMasters1999On-Site
Arts ManagementMasters2017On-Site
Arts ManagementMasters2004On-Site
Behavioral Economics CertificateNon-degree2017On-Site
BotanyResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters2005On-Site
Community Engaged Education and Social ChangeMasters2015On-Site
Computational and Applied MathematicsMasters2016On-Site
Cultural StudiesMasters1994On-Site
Cultural StudiesResearch Doctorate1994On-Site
Doctor of Public HealthProfessional Doctorate2023Distance Education
Doctorate of Economics and Data AnalysisProfessional Doctorate2023On-Site
Doctorate of TechnologyProfessional Doctorate2023Distance Education
Drucker Philosophies CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
EconomicsResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
EducationResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Engineering and Computational MathematicsResearch Doctorate2003On-Site
EnglishResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Entrepreneurship CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Evaluation and Applied ResearchMasters2018Distance Education
Executive ManagementResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Executive ManagementMasters1970On-Site
Finance CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Financial EngineeringMasters1998On-Site
Financial EngineeringResearch Doctorate1998On-Site
Fine ArtsMasters1970On-Site
Foundations in Public Health CertificateNon-degree2015On-Site
General Management CertificateNon-degree2007On-Site
Global Commerce and FinanceMasters2016On-Site
Health Information Systems and TechnologyMasters2021On-Site
Health Promotion SciencesResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
HistoryResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
History and Archival StudiesMasters2006On-Site
Human Resource ManagementMasters2015On-Site
Inclusive Excellence in College Teaching CertificateNon-degree2015On-Site
Information Systems and TechnologyResearch Doctorate1982On-Site
Information Systems and TechnologyMasters1982On-Site
Information Systems and TechnologyMasters2018Distance Education
International Political EconomyMasters1993On-Site
International Politics & Political ScienceResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
International StudiesMasters1967On-Site
Islamic StudiesMasters2006On-Site
Leadership CertificateNon-degree2004On-Site
MA Education – Teacher EducationMasters2022Distance Education
ManagementResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Marketing AnalyticsMasters2018On-Site
Marketing CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Master of Arts in LeadershipMasters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in ManagementMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Arts in Positive Health PsychologyMasters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in Transdisciplinary StudiesMasters2023On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Public HealthMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Science in Applied BiostatisticsMasters2022On-Site
MathematicsResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Musical ArtsResearch Doctorate2003On-Site
MusicologyResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
People and Strategy CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
PhD in Health Promotion SciencesResearch Doctorate2023Distance Education
Political ScienceResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Professional ManagementMasters2013On-Site
PsychologyResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Public HealthMasters2009On-Site
Public HealthProfessional Doctorate2015On-Site
Public PolicyMasters1951On-Site
Public Policy and EvaluationMasters2006On-Site
ReligionResearch Doctorate1970On-Site
Religion and American PoliticsMasters2000On-Site
Research for Health Professionals CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
SOAR CertificateNon-degree2023On-Site
Statistical ScienceMasters2016On-Site
Strategy CertificateNon-degree2004On-Site
Supply Chain CertificateNon-degree2019On-Site
Teacher EducationMasters1970On-Site
Teaching CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Women’s & Gender Studies CertificateNon-degree2010On-Site
Women’s and Gender Studies in ReligionMasters2003On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Progress Report
Fall2025Special Visit
Fall2029Offsite Review
Spring2030Accreditation Visit