The Claremont Colleges

We are seven colleges sharing a campus in Claremont, California.

Located within a 546-acre neighborhood in the stunning foothills of eastern Los Angeles County, seven independent institutions share a commitment to addressing the challenges of the 21st century. Each of these leading colleges and universities boasts distinct academic departments, research centers, institutes, cultural opportunities and recreational and gathering spaces.

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We look forward to welcoming the public back to The Claremont Colleges.

At this time, some facilities remain closed to the public. Please contact the specific institutions regarding access to facilities and any requirements. Currently authorized students, staff, faculty, and vendors are permitted. Thank you.

Seven institutions.
Infinite choices.

Students at The Claremont Colleges benefit from the diverse missions, character and culture of the seven undergraduate and graduate institutions as well as the uncomplicated integration of the academic and extracurricular programs that make up this truly unique consortium. This one-of-a-kind higher education community includes 8,500 students gathered from every corner of the United States and the world, and 3,270 expert faculty and staff who support them in their wide-ranging pursuits.

8500 Students
3270 Faculty and Staff
546 Acres

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Founded 1887

Pomona College is one of the most highly-regarded, diverse and selective liberal arts colleges in the world. It serves about 1,670 students from across the U.S. and world and offers 48 majors. Pomona offers need-blind admissions and generous financial aid.

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Founded 1925

Claremont Graduate University offers an intimate, high-touch academic research environment, and globally recognized faculty-scholars lead their specialized programs. CGU’s graduate-only scholarship transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries to foster the creation of new knowledge — and new ways of seeing and improving the world.

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Founded 1926

Scripps College is an internationally recognized leader in women’s liberal arts education and offers a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, a robust intellectual community, a commitment to diversity and inclusion and a rich residential experience designed to shape the next generation of leaders.

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Founded 1946

Claremont McKenna College students are dreamers and doers — high achievers who understand that learning informs impact and that impact in turn inspires learning. It provides the tools students need for critical decision-making and the experiences they crave for intellectual and interpersonal development.

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Founded 1955

Harvey Mudd is the liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics, ranked high among the nation’s best colleges. Its alumni are passionate problem-solvers who understand their impact on society.

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Founded 1963

Pitzer produces engaged, socially responsible citizens of the world through a rigorous, interdisciplinary liberal arts and sciences education emphasizing social justice, intercultural understanding and environmental awareness. With approximately 1,000 undergraduates, Pitzer counts student participation in college governance as a core value.

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Founded 1997

Keck Graduate Institute offers innovative postgraduate degrees and certificates that integrate life and health sciences, business, engineering, pharmacy and genetics, with a focus on industry projects, hands-on industry experiences and team collaborations.

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