Claremont Graduate University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Claremont Graduate University

We calculated a Salary Score for each of Claremont Graduate University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Claremont Graduate University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Score ™ for CGU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 59 88% 88% $112,250 $47,260 59
Business Administration, Management and Operations 40 100% 100% $124,900 $65,050 40
Fine and Studio Arts 27 92% 92% $114,000 $25,970 27
Psychology, General 61 95% 95% $101,000 $47,260 61
Public Health 33 90% 90% $94,220 $48,430 33
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98 96% 96% Not Reported $61,520 98

Salary Score ™ for CGU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, General 99 100% 100% $88,000 $104,360 99
English Language and Literature, General 100 93% 93% Not Reported $71,020 100
Political Science and Government 79 94% 94% Not Reported $71,020 79
Psychology, General 99 97% 97% $148,500 $91,740 99
Religion/Religious Studies 58 92% 92% $97,220 $51,480 58

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

histgrad 2/21/2021

CGU met or exceeded all of my expectations and desires for doctoral study. I received professional and engaged mentorship, took advantage of many research and teaching opportunities at CGU and the other Claremont Colleges, received conference and seminar funding, and was continuously pushed to develop as a researcher. It was a superb experience.

Carrie D 7/6/2019

Small classes and amazing teachers is what makes CGU so good. The ratio of female professors is the best at any university or grad school I have attended. The Professors truly help students succeed by sharing their own networking information to aid our research and bringing opportunities to our attention. Thanks to their assistance, I have been invited to speak at conferences and present my research every year somewhere. I was a commuter part-time student for the first 2 years. I stacked 3 four hour classes... Read More