Student Population
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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
California Institute of Technology overview
SAT 1530/1580
ACT 35/36
GPA 3.97
Applications Accepted
California Institute of Technology overview
Applications Due Jan 3, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

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


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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110404 IPEDS survey data for California Institute of Technology.