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California Institute of Technology


Overview

Student Population
2,240
Best Colleges National Rank
#16
 Location Pasadena, California
 Online caltech.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Pasadena, California, California Institute of Technology is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,855 prospective students applied, and 553 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 235 enrolled in the school.  2,239 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $48,111 plus fees of $1,797. Caltech is ranked 16 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1540/1600
ACT34/36
Applications Accepted
8.1%
Applications DueJan 3, 2019
Applicant CompetitionExtreme

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$48,111
Costs for California Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,323
Other Fees$1,797
Room and Board $14,796
Budget for Other Expenses$2,874
Total One Year Cost$68,901

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$85,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California Institute of Technology students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 41%
Physical Sciences 25%
Mathematics 11%
Computer and Information Sciences 11%
Biology 8%