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California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California

Overview

Student Population
2,233
National Rank
#18
California Institute of Technology overview
Location Pasadena, California
Online caltech.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
California Institute of Technology overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 8,208 prospective students applied, and 543 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 231 enrolled in the school.  2,233 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 0 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $50,487 plus fees of $1,875. Caltech is ranked 18 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Exceptional
California Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1530/1580
ACT 35/36
GPA 3.97
Applications Accepted
6.6% 
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Applications Due Jan 3, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$50,487
Costs for California Institute of Technology
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,323
Other Fees$1,875
Room and Board $15,525
Budget for Other Expenses$2,874
Total One Year Cost$72,084

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, California

P
Pomona College

Claremont, California

S
Stanford University

Stanford, California

R
Rice University

Houston, Texas

W
Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri

N
Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

C
University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

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