Keck Graduate Institute

Claremont, California, United States
Innovators Start HereSome take the world as they find it. KGI students and graduates find ways to improve on it. KGI has devoted 20-plus years to the creation of new models of thinking and doing, rooted in technology, science, and entrepreneurial innovation. 

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)



In 1997, through a generous $50 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Keck Graduate Institute was born. KGI represents The Claremont Colleges’ first entry into graduate-level, application-based scientific research and education. It remains the only graduate institute in the country with this sole focus.


The schools at KGI uphold the following values:

  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative approaches to solve problems
  • Growth through Learning and Reflection
  • Ethical, Accountable, and Professional behavior
  • Collaborative and Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Evidence-based decision-making
  • Leadership in applied research and education
  • Educate students with a Global perspective
  • Embrace Diversity and Inclusivity


KGI is dedicated to education and research designed to translate the latest innovations in pharmaceuticals and the applied life sciences into practice for the betterment of society.


Student services

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ICT services

KGI is committed to the safety of our faculty, staff, students, and visitors within the laboratory environment. Supported by the Chemical and Biological Laboratory Safety Program, KGI ensures that anyone working in the laboratory has access to the training, information, equipment, and support they need to work safely.

Student Life

Campus life

The unique structure of KGI, and our closely knit campus community, provide faculty members with opportunities to collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects and engage in novel approaches to teaching. KGI’s new model of graduate education, featuring interdisciplinary, translational research, attracts top-tier teaching talent and industry leaders to our classrooms and labs.

Claremont, California, United States

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