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Tuition & Fees

$44,685

$44,685

not including room and board

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 584
Declined + 4,951
Total Received 5,535
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undergraduateRatios

63%

37%

male

female

1  :  3

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Engineering/applied Science
  2. Physical Sciences
  3. Mathematics/statistics
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School Facts

California Institute of Technology, founded in 1891, is a private institution focused on research-based math, science, and engineering fields. Its 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, 10 miles from Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,181
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4034
ACT 0182

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

977

undergraduate students

1,204

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
86%
600-699
14%
700-800
99%
600-699
1%
700-800
86%
600-699
14%
30-36
95%
24-29
5%
30-36
98%
24-29
1%
18-23
1%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%
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Pasadena, CA

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Pasadena, CA

124-acre suburban campus in Pasadena (population: 138,547), 10 miles from Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Los Angeles; smaller airport serves Burbank (15 miles). School operates transportation to jet propulsion lab. Public transportation serves campus.

California Institute of Technology
1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91125

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
99%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
86%
600-699
14%
700-800
99%
600-699
1%
700-800
86%
600-699
14%
30-36
95%
24-29
5%
30-36
98%
24-29
1%
18-23
1%
30-36
98%
24-29
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 3
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 584
Declined + 4,951
Total Received 5,535

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jarrid J. Whitney
Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 568-8324
F: 626 683-3026
ugadmissions@caltech.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $644,020
State $120,538
Institutional $15,882,537
Other external $366,109
Total $17,013,204

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external $395,063
Total $395,063

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
fencing
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Beaver
School colors
black and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Aeronautics
Aerospace Engineering
Applied Computational Mathematical Sciences
Applied Mechanics
Applied Physics
Applied/Computational Mathematics
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biophysics
Bioengineering
Biology
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computation Science
Computer Science
Economics/Management
Electrical Engineering
Engineering/Applied Science
English
Environmental Sciences/Engineering
Geobiology
Geochemistry
Geology
Geology/Planetary Science
Geophysics
History
History/Philosophy of Science
Independent Study
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Planetary Science
Political Science
Social Science
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Undergraduate

45%

977
students

Female
37%
358

Male
63%
619

Graduate

55%

1,204
students

Female
27%
326

Male
73%
878

undergraduateFull-time

%

977
students

Female
37%
358

Male
63%
619

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
42%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

5%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

216

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Romania
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marjory Gooding
Director, International Scholar Services
626 395-8808
marjory.gooding@caltech.edu

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