California Institute of Technology Comparison

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Location Pasadena, CA
Setting Midsize City
Students 2,233
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $50,487
Tuition (Out of State) $50,487
Room & Board $15,525
Avg Net Price $24,466
Avg Grant Aid $41,408
% Receiving Grant Aid 52%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 6.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.97
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 35/36
SAT Range 1530/1580
Application Deadline Jan 3, 2020


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