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California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Pasadena, CA. The 2019 average net price at California Institute of Technology is $26,361. Acceptance rate is 6.62%. The school has a total enrollment of 2,233.
Mission StatementThe mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit...
The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.


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Location: Pasadena, CA
Student Body: 2,233
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.caltech.edu
Acceptance Rate: 6.62%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 6.62%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2021
  • International Students: 8%
  • Application Fee: $75
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $50,487
Grad Tuition: $50,487
Room and Board: $15,525
Books and Supplies: $1,323
Other Fees: $1,875
Average Net Price: $26,361
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 231
  • Men / Women Ratio: 124 / 107
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 740 - 780
  • Median SAT Math Range: 790 - 800
  • Median ACT Range: 35 - 36
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: 8%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 19
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Recommended
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 43%
  • Physical Sciences: 27%
  • Computer Science: 17%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 7%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 5%

Academic Programs

California Institute of Technology offers 93 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsCalifornia Institute of Technology offers 29 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Master's Degree ProgramsCalifornia Institute of Technology offers 27 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Doctorate Degree ProgramsCalifornia Institute of Technology offers 32 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsCalifornia Institute of Technology offers 5 Certificate Programs
Engineering

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 89%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 93%
  • 1st Year Retention: 98%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $105,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 2,233
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 33%
  • Non-resident, alien: 29%
  • Asian Students: 25%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Black Students: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%