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535 Watson Dr
Claremont , California 91711

Disability Resource Office

535 Bldg. / Office 16
535 Watson Dr
Claremont, 91711
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About Keck Graduate Institute

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is a prestigious not-for-profit, private university located in Claremont, California. Founded in 1997, KGI is renowned for its innovative approach to graduate education, particularly in the field of life sciences and pharmaceutical business. As part of the esteemed Claremont Colleges consortium, KGI offers a unique interdisciplinary curriculum and unparalleled opportunities for collaboration and research.

Situated in the picturesque city of Claremont, KGI benefits from its prime location in Southern California. The surrounding area is known for its pleasant year-round weather, beautiful landscapes, and a myriad of cultural and recreational attractions. The university campus itself is nestled amidst the Claremont Colleges, a consortium comprising seven renowned institutions, all of which share resources and provide a vibrant intellectual community for students.

KGI’s commitment to fostering collaboration between science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and business is what sets it apart from other universities. The institution offers a range of graduate programs, including Master of Business and Science (MBS), Master of Engineering (MEng), Master of Science (MS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Students at KGI have the invaluable opportunity to combine their scientific expertise with business acumen, enabling them to become leaders in cutting-edge industries.

With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and experiential education, KGI prepares students for real-world challenges through its industry-focused programs. The university boasts a strong network of industry partners, which include top pharmaceutical, biotech, and healthcare companies, providing students with access to internships, research opportunities, and mentorship from industry professionals. This close collaboration between academia and industry ensures that KGI graduates possess the skills and knowledge required to make an immediate impact in their chosen fields.

In addition to its innovative curriculum, KGI offers state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support student success. The university’s state-of-the-art laboratories, research centers, and collaborative spaces provide an ideal environment for students to work on multidisciplinary projects. The supportive and tight-knit community at KGI facilitates close interaction between faculty, staff, and students, fostering mentorship and personalized attention.

Outside of academics, students at KGI can participate in a wide range of extracurricular activities and clubs, allowing them to explore their passions and develop leadership skills. The Claremont area also offers numerous opportunities for recreation and entertainment. Students can take advantage of the nearby mountains for hiking and skiing, enjoy the vibrant arts and culture scene, or explore the bustling city of Los Angeles, which is just a short drive away.

Overall, Keck Graduate Institute offers a transformative educational experience that empowers students to become leaders in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industry. Its unique interdisciplinary approach, strong industry connections, and picturesque location make KGI an ideal choice for aspiring professionals seeking a cutting-edge graduate education.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations