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California Institute of Technology Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,175 students

13% admitted

  • 2,175 full time
  • N/A part time
  • 1,442 men full time
  • 733 women full time
  • 5,225 applied
  • 667 admitted
  • 244 enrolled

967 Undergraduates

$38,085 tuition/year

  • 1,208 Graduates
  • $38,085 in state
  • $1,503 fees
  • $12,084 room & board
  • $1,323 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
School Colors: Orange and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jianing Jenny from Plano, TX
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  • Even from my brief experience at Caltech for Pre-Frosh Weekend, I was impressed at how seriously my future upperclassmen work hard and play hard. Most amazing was how they respected…

  • Jul-31-2013 Read More
  • Julie from Laurel, MD
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  • California Institute of Technology is an amazing school. Of all the colleges that I looked at, Caltech is definitely my top choice. If I get accepted, I am sure to…

  • Feb-11-2013 Read More
  • Isaac
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  • The campus is very small and beautiful. Students here live in a tight knit community and get to know their peers and professors very well. The academics are probably the…

  • Nov-30-2012 Read More
  • Bailey from Redding, CA
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  • Institute of Technology opens so many doors for people who need a career direction. The staff is so dedicated to your success and achievement of goals. I would rate this…

  • Oct-08-2012 Read More
  • Majaliwa from Kenya
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  • the best university that really transform people and make them realize their dreams. form me i can confidently say this is where my engineering career will be nurtured developed to…

  • Nov-27-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Addam from Garden Grove, CA
  • Oct-02-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I may be a little out-witted by the students here, at least as far as numbers go, but hopefully, this will be a good school to call home.

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  • 4
  • Mateo from Houston, TX
  • Jun-20-2011 I am a current student here

    The social environment is welcoming and caring. Everyone works together on our classes, and the desire to help each other is very common amongst my peers.

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