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Is Claremont Graduate University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Claremont Graduate University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Claremont Graduate University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Claremont Graduate University:

How Does Claremont Graduate University Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Claremont Graduate University at #1,618.The school also ranked #96 in our Best for Vets in California ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Claremont Graduate University did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,002
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 598

You can also see how specific majors at Claremont Graduate University fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best International Economics Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Demography & Population Studies Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Demography & Population Studies Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Demography & Population Studies Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Demography & Population Studies Colleges for Veterans 8
Best International Relations Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 14
Best International Relations & National Security Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Musicology & Ethnomusicology Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 15
Best Musicology & Ethnomusicology Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Fine & Studio Arts Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19

How Many Veterans Go to Claremont Graduate University?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 24 G.I. Bill® students at Claremont Graduate University. The school has a total enrollment of 1,949 students. This means that around 1.23% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Claremont Graduate University does have a student veterans group.

Does Claremont Graduate University Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Claremont Graduate University does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Claremont Graduate University does not offer credit for military training.

Claremont Graduate University Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Claremont Graduate University.

Complaints to the VA About Claremont Graduate University

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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