Right Time—Right Approach
Like you, Claremont Lincoln is working to change the world, and our innovative academic offerings reflect that commitment. With forward-thinking faculty as mentors, you will be challenged to engage in rigorous academic inquiry where it meets the practical needs of the world. We believe the goals of education is to reach beyond our own interests. Education should, in the end, help transform the world around us.
A New Learning Experience
Claremont Lincoln is at the vanguard of a new approach to graduate education in an era characterized by cultural, religious, and economic diversity. We work with global thought-leaders and change-agents to develop our innovative master’s degree programs in Ethical Leadership, Interfaith Action and Social Impact. Our faculty and students are cut from a different cloth.
New Perspectives Yield New Solutions
We are a non-profit graduate school founded on the conviction that the world’s great philosophical, religious and ethical traditions are deep wells of wisdom for bringing people together to address perennial social problems. Our new educational approach immerses students in a dynamic learning community and encourages the exploration of diverse beliefs, values and traditions. Our proprietary Claremont Core® methodology enriches the learning experience with the critical skills of mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration and change needed to bring about change for good.
World-changing Education That’s Accessible and Affordable
Our online teaching models are convenient and affordable to students throughout the U.S. and abroad. A diverse, international cohort enriches the educational experience, and twice a year in-person gatherings offer optional opportunities for further engagement and collaboration. Claremont Lincoln invites leaders and learners, like you, to gain a fresh perspective and develop the new skills needed to make the world a better place.
Statement of Institutional Mission
The mission of Claremont Lincoln University is to be a place where students learn how to treat others as they would like to be treated. Students learn the skills necessary to understand differences among religions, governments, other organizations, and individuals; how to respect those differences; and how to cooperate and collaborate with those of different viewpoints to resolve problems between them peacefully without violence. Our students will integrate self-knowledge with critical perspectives and contemporary skills to create sustainable social change—how to implement the golden rule. Claremont Lincoln University embeds the golden rule in the Claremont Core® which teaches the skills of mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration, and change.
The vision of Claremont Lincoln University is a world that lives by the golden rule; a world in which disputes between those that have conflicting views are addressed peacefully without violence.
Compassion – Follow the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Integrity – Be consistent and transparent in our values, actions and outcomes.
Respect – Value and be mindful of other’s views and traditions.
Diligence – Have a commitment to continually improve and the strength to make a difference.
Individual Responsibility – Hold ourselves accountable; deliver on our promises.
Innovation – Strive to define new ways to make education better.
Loyalty – Support and allegiance to CLU
Social Impact – Make the world a better place.
Service – Provide a quality educational experience to all who encounter CLU.
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