Patterned after the Oxford-Cambridge collaborative model, The Claremont Colleges consistently place at the top of national college rankings including Forbes, Money, US News and World Report and the Princeton Review.
Each nationally-recognized college has its own campus, students and faculty and a distinctive mission. Each offers top-notch curricula, small classes, distinguished professors and personalized instruction.
In addition to taking classes at their home campus, students may register for classes among 2.500 offered at The Claremont Colleges.
Located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, the colleges generate an endless variety of intellectual, cultural and social activities including arts, distinguished guest speakers series, and a robust athletic program.
Founded in 1963, Pitzer’s interdisciplinary educational experience emphasizes social justice and intercultural understanding, and is a leader in environmental sustainability and course offerings.
Claremont McKenna College
Founded in 1946, Claremont McKenna College specializes in economics, political science, international relations and public policy as well as majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Harvey Mudd College
Founded in 1955, Harvey Mudd College specializes in engineering, mathematics, computer science, and the physical and biological sciences and also includes coursework in the humanities, social sciences and the arts.
Founding member of the consortium in 1887, Pomona College offers majors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences, as well as interdisciplinary studies.
Founded in 1926, Scripps College is a women’s college that offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, intensive intellectual environment, and a rich residential experience designed to prepare student to think critically and solve complex problems.
Claremont Graduate University
Founded in 1925, Claremont Graduate University offers master’s and doctoral degrees plus dual degrees and interfield opportunities.
Keck Graduate Institute
Founded in 1997, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences (KGI) offers five graduate degree programs focusing on the life sciences disciplines. Programs are organized into two professional schools, the School of Applied Life Sciences and the School of Pharmacy.
The Claremont Colleges Services
The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) provides jointly funded key services to the member institutions of The Claremont Colleges. These services include the library and bookstore, student health services, employee benefits and campus security.