Claremont Colleges


The Claremont Colleges is a consortium of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. The Colleges provide a library system, athletic facilities and extra-curricular activities, as well as lectures and events open to community members. Academic programs and cross-registration are offered to all students, faculty and staff.

101 S. Mills, Claremont
621-8000 •
TCC, Inc. is the central coordinating and support organization for The Claremont Colleges, which includes Claremont Graduate University, Keck Graduate Institute and five undergraduate institutions—Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Scripps and Pitzer Colleges.

150 E. Tenth St., Claremont
621-8027 •
Founded in 1925, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is an independent institution devoted entirely to graduate study. On its 19 acres, eight academic schools and one independent department award master’s and doctoral degrees in 22 disciplines. Enrollment is limited and classes are small, with approximately 2000 students. CGU is home to the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management and the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies.

888 Columbia Ave., Claremont
621-8088 •
Established in 1946 as Claremont Men’s College, CMC became coeducational in 1976 and in 1981 changed its name to Claremont McKenna College. CMC is an independent, undergraduate liberal arts college, with an enrollment of approximately 1100 students and a curricular emphasis on economics, government and public affairs. CMC’s 11 research centers and institutes include The Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights, The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, The Kravis Leadership Institute, the Dreier Roundtable and The Rose Institute of State and Local Government.

301 Platt Blvd., Claremont
621-8000 •
Founded in 1955, Harvey Mudd is a private, co-educational, non-sectarian, undergraduate, engineering, science and mathematics college. Harvey Mudd seeks to educate engineers, scientists and mathematicians, well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.

535 Watson Dr., Claremont
School of Applied Life Sciences
607-7855 •
Founded in 1997, Keck Graduate Institute is the seventh member of The Claremont Colleges Consortium and is the only American graduate institution devoted solely to bioscience education and discovery. Designed to educate leaders for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, healthcare product and bioagricultural (biosciences) industries, Keck’s interdisciplinary curriculum integrates biological systems, computational biology and bioengineering with management, finance and bioethics.
School of Pharmacy
607-7855 •
The School of Pharmacy at Keck aims to educate pharmacists to serve patients, the healthcare system and the bioscience industry, with an emphasis on collaboration, problem-solving, safety, ethics and personalized care.

1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont
621-8000 •
Founded in 1963, Pitzer is a private, undergraduate, coeducational college that offers a curriculum in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences. Pitzer focuses on interdisciplinary, intercultural education with an emphasis on social responsibility and community service. Students create their own academic programs in close collaboration with faculty advisors.

333 N. College Way, Claremont
621-8000 •
Established in 1887, Pomona College is the founding member of the Claremont Colleges and is widely regarded as the “Harvard of the West.” Pomona offers 44 majors in the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and fine arts. Pomona’s 140-acre campus has 61 buildings, including 12 residence halls.

1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont
621-8000 •
Founded in 1926, Scripps is the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges. The mission of Scripps is to educate women to develop their intellect and talents through active participation in a community of scholars, so that as graduates they may contribute to society through public and private lives of leadership, service, integrity and creativity. Designed by architect Gordon Kaufmann in 1926, the Scripps campus is included in the National Register of Historic Places.

Although not part of The Claremont Colleges, there are two additional universities in town, bringing Claremont’s college count to nine.

1325 N. College Ave., Claremont
447-2500 •
The Claremont School of Theology prepares faithful pastors, teachers, counselors and congregational leaders for the world. The campus was designed in 1957 by architect Edward Durell Stone, who also designed the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. The Claremont School of Theology announced its move to Willamette University. Plans are still underway.

250 W. First St., Ste. 330, Claremont
667-4400 •
Claremont Lincoln University is a nonprofit, online educational institution in town that offers master’s degrees and certificate programs focused on providing the knowledge, critical perspectives and leadership engagement skills to create sustainable social change in any work environment or community organization. Its Claremont Core, which is embedded into each of its master’s programs, is an integrated series of advanced coursework in mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration and change that seeks to enhance critical perspectives.


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