The Claremont School of Theology offers the following information so that individuals can make informed decisions as conscientious consumers. The following information allows students to maximize their academic experience while attending CST, which is mandated by federal requirements set forth in the Higher Education Act of 1965 (amended in 1988 and 2008).

Financial Statements

  • Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
  • Drug and alcohol abuse prevention program information
  • Fire log
  • Penalties for Drug Violations: None
  • Reimbursements for service on advisory boards: Trustees are not reimbursed for their service to the school
  • Refund Policies (Catalog – Page 39)
  • Vaccination Policies: CST currently doesn’t have any vaccination policies
  • Lender assistance in preparing education counseling, financial literacy, or debt management materials:
  • Missing student notification
  • Emergency response and evacuation procedures
  • Emergency Notification: Students and employees are encouraged to register with the School to receive emergency notices. Notices are sent by email and by text messaging through a third party. Students may register more than one email address and more than one cell phone, either their own or those of family members. The system is periodically tested with system-wide messages at least once per semester, and with more frequent practice postings to a select group of users.
  • Registered sex offenders information: CST does not track registered sex offender information. Information maintained by the California Department of Justice may be found at

​​Placement and employment information for degree or certificate program graduates can be found on this page.

Copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing issues

Annual Disclosure to Students

• Notice to enrolled students of the availability of consumer information

Academic programs (Catalog – Page 8), facilities (Catalog – Page 19), and instructional personnel (Catalog – Page 178)

• Personnel responsible for providing consumer information

Outcome of institutional disciplinary proceedings against alleged perpetrators of a crime of violence or nonforcible sex offense: The alleged victim, or next of kin if alleged victim is deceased will be contacted

Available Financial Aid

Code of conduct to participate in title IV loan program

Entrance Counseling – Direct Loans

Exit counseling

Return of Title IV Funds – Should you drop from the program, the Financial Aid Office will perform Return of Title IV Funds. This Process ensures that the school keeps the amount of financial aid earned by you and returns any unearned funds back to the Department of Education. This process may result in you owing the school for tuition and fees.

Financial Aid Links and Resources

Basic Eligibility Criteria: Available in electronic form or paper in the Financial Aid Office

Cost of attending the institution

Loan Payment Calculator (Excel Spreadsheet)

• Timely warning

Official withdrawal procedures (Catalog – page 39)

Course schedule information

FERPA rights

Textbook pricing information: Textbook pricing can be found in each semesters class schedule

• Retention rate reports to IPEDS: CST does not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information is not reported


An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at:

2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Telephone: (916) 431-6924