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Caltech Student Outcomes

Pasadena, California

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
91% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for California Institute of Technology
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 76% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 83% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 87% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from California Institute of Technology. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. California Institute of Technology is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$85,800 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending California Institute of Technology
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $82,300 per year
after 7 years $66,900 per year
after 8 years $86,600 per year
after 9 years $94,800 per year
after 10 years $85,800 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former California Institute of Technology students who are working and no longer in school is $85,800, which is 150% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$148 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
Data Not Available

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