California Institute of Technology Comparison

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Location Pasadena, CA
Setting Midsize City
Students 2,240
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $54,570
Tuition (Out of State) $54,570
Room & Board $17,337
Avg Net Price $26,591
Avg Grant Aid $48,172
% Receiving Grant Aid 59%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 6.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.97
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 35/36
SAT Range 1530/1580
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2022


Graduation Rate 87%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $85,800
Making Student Loan Payments -
Median Student Loan Debt $14,350
Median Loan Payment $148
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard