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Claremont Graduate University edu co presentation v3 08.19.15

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Claremont Graduate University edu co presentation v3 08.19.15

  1. 1. Claremont Graduate University A Member of the Claremont Colleges Claremont, CA U.S.A August 2015
  2. 2. CALIFORNIA – “The Golden State” Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  3. 3. Points of Interest: Distance from Claremont Claremont Graduate University August 2015 • 34.5 miles (54 km) to Downtown Los Angeles • 28 miles (45 km) to Disneyland • 237 miles (3.5 hours) to Las Vegas, NV (driving) • 120 miles (2 hours) to San Diego CA • 77 miles to Palm Springs, CA • 43 miles (68 km) to Newport Beach, CA (great for surfing) • 50 miles to Los Angeles Intl. Airport
  4. 4. The City of Claremont – Founded 1887 “City of Trees & PhD’s” Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  5. 5. The City of Claremont • Population: 35,000 (Census 2014) • Founded: April 1887 • Climate: Annual average temperature of (75 degrees F) • Home to The Claremont Colleges (Pomona, Scripps, Pitzer, Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna, Claremont Graduate University, Keck Graduate Institute) Best Places to Live in the U.S “Top 100, Claremont ranked #5 by CNN/Money Magazine” Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  6. 6. Claremont Colleges Rankings Claremont Graduate University 2015 US News & World Report Graduate School rankings: • Drucker School of Management: #87 • Institute of Mathematical Sciences: #73 *QuantNet ranked CGU’s Financial Engineering Program in it’s Top 25 *Princeton Review named the Drucker School a top 15 program in general management *Entrepreneur Magazine and Princeton Review ranked the Drucker School in the top 20 for sustainable business' education Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  7. 7. Claremont Graduate University (CGU) • Founded in 1925 • Over 2,000 students enrolled • Over 55 countries represented across programs • Women represent 51% of the student body • 28 Academic Programs, 9 Joint Programs • World-class faculty • Interdisciplinary approach to learning • Intimate learning environment • Nation’s only school dedicated entirely to graduate students Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  8. 8. CGU Schools & Academic Programs FINANCIAL ENGINEERING Drucker School of Management (Peter F. Drucker) • Multidisciplinary field with a dual focus on financial management and applied mathematics • Average GMAT score: 650 | Average GPA: 3.5 to 4.0 • Average Fall cohort 20 -25 students Requirements: • Multivariate Calculus and Linear Algebra (B or better) • Recommended proficiency: C, C++, Java, Matlab, VB Careers: Hedge funds, financial analyst, asset management, corporate finance, risk management Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  9. 9. CGU Schools & Academic Programs MASTER in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Drucker School of Management (Peter F. Drucker) • Focus on socially responsible and ethical business practices • Average GMAT: 633 | Average GPA: 3.32 • Average Fall cohort 25- 35 • Average age: 27 6 Concentrations: International Study Abroad Programs: Intensive coursework abroad and Semester long exchange programs with one of our partner schools (Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands). Claremont Graduate University August 2015 Finance Marketing Leadership Strategy Global Management IT Management
  10. 10. CGU Schools & Academic Programs Information Systems and Technology Center for Information Systems and Technology • BIG DATA Analytics & GIS (Global Information Systems) • Students learn technical and managerial skills • Offer 5 research laboratories • Average GPA: 3.2 and above • Dual degree option: MSIS and MBA (84 units) 5 Concentrations: Claremont Graduate University August 2015 Cybersecurity & Networking Health Informatics GIS Data Science & Analytics IT Strategy & Innovation
  11. 11. CGU Application Process 1. Application Form 2. NO Application Fee 3. Official Transcripts from every institution previously attended 4. GRE or GMAT score – GMAT (GMAC code DZK-QS-02) – GRE (code is 4053) 5. Resume or CV 6. Two (2) letters of recommendation 7. Personal Statement 8. TOEFL or IELTs score (International students) 9. Interview – FE and MBA (phone, skype, or in person) Claremont Graduate University August 2015 Coordinate with Kimberly Johnson for specific program(s) admission requirements
  12. 12. CGU Entrance Requirements TOEFL or IELTS scores are required of all applicants whose native language is not English and who do not hold an undergraduate or advanced degree from an institution, in the U.S. or abroad, where English is the language of instruction. • Scores must be sent to CGU directly by the testing agency. • Scores older than two years are not accepted. • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is necessary for admission. • A minimum TOEFL score of 85 iBT is required, with required section minimums of no less than: – Writing 22, Speaking 17, Reading 20, Listening 17 Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  13. 13. CGU Scholarship & Pathway Masters Degree – TOEFL 85 -100 – Must take Foundations in Writing Course = $2864 PhD – TOEFL 85 – 100 – Must take Foundations in Writing Course AND Graduate Writing Course $ 4295 Conditional Admission: IELTS Score 6.5 – 7.0 Conditional Admission TOEFL Score 85 -100 Student meets academic & work experience requirements English Requirements Pathway CoursesAcademic Requirements Direct Entry: IELTS 7.5/ TOEFL 100 Master’s Degree - IELTs – 6.5– 7.0 – Must take Foundations in Writing Course =$2864 PhD – IELTs -7.0- 7.5 – Must take Foundations in Writing Course AND Graduate Writing Course $4295 NO LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
  14. 14. Placement & Career Services • Internships, job search and professional development • Our alumni are currently employed with the following companies: Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  15. 15. 1. Google – Barbara Usher, an executive at Google and alum of the MS and PhD Information Systems and Technology program, and co-teaches a course (The Art of Science of Computational Skills for Industry) in the MSIST program 2. ESRI, the world’s leading supplier of geographic information system (GIS) software, has multiple partnerships with CGU’s MSIST and MBA programs; CGU students attend conferences and visit ESRI campuses in nearby Redland; number of students have received internships, some have matriculated into full time employment 3. MBA program –Office of Professional Development builds employer relationships based on student’s interests • Forwards resumes to employers for specific positions -this can range from Operations, Marketing, Finance across multiple industries, all dependent on where students want to go: examples of employer internships include NBC Universal, Disney, Paramount, and HTC (Taiwan) Employer Connections, Continued Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  16. 16. 1. Masters of Science, Financial Engineering Program: extremely successful program with alumni all over the world – New Executive in Residence is Ken Abbott, the Chief Risk Officer for Barclays, helping students with career guidance – CGU has a Board of Advisors for Financial Engineering letting students know when there are employment opportunities and internship opportunities in the bigger firms Internships and full time employment include: – AXA Financial – Barclays Global Investors – First Quadrant – GE Capital – Law and Economics Consulting Group – Sun America Corporation – Wilshire Associates – Morgan Stanley – Capital West Asset Management (big asset management firms in CA) – Axioma (international based) Employer Connections, Continued Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  17. 17. CGU Programs & Estimated Costs Claremont Graduate University August 2015 Program Units Duration SEMESTER cost of Tuition (based on 2015-16 rates) SEMESTER cost of Tuition With Educo scholarship TOTAL COST With EDUCO scholarship Intake Dates MS Financial Engineering 48 1.5 years $21,816 $17,550 $52,650 Fall/Spring/ Summer MBA 60 2 years $27,195 $22,800 $91,200 Fall/Spring/ Summer MS Information Systems & Technology 36 1.5 years $16,137 $12,665 $37,994 Fall/Spring/ Summer
  18. 18. MBA Comparison Schools Claremont Graduate University August 2015 Name of University Tuition – yearly (based on 2015- 16 rates) TOTAL COST USC (Marshall) $59,184 $108, 504 UCLA (Anderson) $54,381 $108, 762 Claremont Graduate University (Drucker School ) $54,380 $91,200
  19. 19. Resources for International Students International Place • International Place (also known as I-Place) offers international students assistance with housing, banking, health and accident insurance, students services, transportation, shopping, drivers licenses, and social security numbers, as well as general information about Claremont. • I-Place is the international student office of The Claremont Colleges, serving all seven of The Colleges as a center for cultural exchange and international educational programming, as well as a resource center for international students and scholars. Whether you are a visa student, hold U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, have lived abroad, or simply want to meet people from around the world, we invite you to International Place and hope you will become a part of our international community! Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  20. 20. 30 second elevator pitch • Claremont Graduate University, located 35 miles outside of Los Angeles, offers 3 academically rigorous programs that have a stellar reputation in the marketplace and provide excellent opportunities for internships and full time employment for international students • MS in Financial Engineering • MBA • Masters of Information Systems and Technology • Claremont Graduate University focuses on finding employment opportunities for their students and their Office of Professional Development, Executive In Residence, and Board of Advisors continuously seek employment opportunities for their students • Claremont’s programs have the highest demand academic courses integrated into their studies, which includes Big Data, Financial Engineering, Software Development and Data Analytics • EduCo is offering scholarships that make Claremont Graduate University highly appealing in terms of price point for high demand academic programs Claremont Graduate University August 2015
  21. 21. Questions? Claremont Graduate University Office of University Admissions August 2015 Kimberly Johnson