Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)

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Claremont, CA

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Keck Graduate Institute

Keck Graduate Institute

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Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is part of the prestigious Claremont college system, in Claremont, California. Keck is one of the few graduate schools exclusively dedicated to the study of biosciences. The school’s graduate programs blend academics with business-oriented approaches to the field.

KGI awards master’s degrees, certificates and post-doctoral degrees in Biosciences and Biosciences Management. The school also offers degrees in Applied Life Sciences.

Students receive a comprehensive education that integrates science, technology and management skills.

Learning methods are also comprehensive and include scientific research and mentorship from outside professionals. Visiting mentors work in various capacities within the biosciences industry.

This diverse education leads to diverse employment among graduates. Some of the areas in which graduates work include:

  • Medical diagnostics
  • Market research
  • Food technology
  • Medical writing
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Vaccine research
  • Biofuels development

Admissions requirements include submission of transcripts, a resume, an essay, a personal statement and lists of references.

Applicants are encouraged to apply for tuition fellowships, which can cover up to a substantial amount of KGI’s tuition. Students may also apply for federal loans. Federal loans require the FAFSA, while fellowships require a separate application. Keck Graduate Institute also honors the GI Bill, through which veterans may receive a tuition waiver.

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KGI Map & Location

Keck Graduate Institute

535 Watson Dr

Claremont, CA 91711

Getting Around KGI


Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Claremont, CA

Winter Dec 68 42 Jan 68 43 Feb 69 45 Spring Mar 71 47 Apr 76 49 May 79 54 Summer Jun 84 58 Jul 90 62 Aug 92 62 Fall Sep 89 60 Oct 80 55 Nov 74 47

KGI Students

Total Students

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 35%
  • Asian: 51%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Full-Time 100% Part-Time 0% International 0% Domestic 100%

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