Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

California Institute of Technology Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
967
Total Undergrads
222
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

34% Women
66% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division III (without football)

Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

8
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $62,667)
8
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $48,338)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 14 - - -
Basketball 15 14 - Yes
Fencing 12 11 Yes -
Swimming and Diving 24 27 - -
Tennis 15 12 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 26 18 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 20 11 - -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Water Polo 16 21 Yes -
All Track Combined - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Soccer - - Yes Yes
Softball - - - Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 24.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.4%
Hispanic 5.0%
Non-resident alien 25.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 42.8%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 5
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jianing Jenny from Plano, TX
  • 5
  • Bigger than what I've seen in the east schools, and much nicer, too. Caltech is split into eight houses, and each really does feel like a family. (: Most of…

  • Jul-31-2013 Read More
  • Julie from Laurel, MD
  • 5
  • I like the house system for the students. The rooms that I saw were not cramped, and I loved that one of the houses had board games all over the…

  • Feb-11-2013 Read More
  • Isaac
  • 4
  • From my visit I learned that the girl shortage is a very dire situation on campus. However that aside, most people get along with each other. The dorms are covered…

  • Nov-30-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Jianing Jenny from Plano, TX
  • Jul-31-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I heard there was pho for lunch. I'm good. Dinner was not as impressive, but with all the people and the table-banging, I hardly noticed.

    Read More
  • 4
  • Julie from Laurel, MD
  • Feb-11-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I ate at their cafe while I was visiting, and the food was delicious.

    Read More
  • 4
  • Isaac
  • Nov-30-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The Chandler Cafe had very excellent food. Everything was cooked fresh to order and there was a variety of healthy options. The Anthenaeum had even more outstanding food! However, this restaurant is mostly for faculty and alumni so students do not dine there very often unless invited.

    Read More
  • 4
  • Majaliwa from Kenya
  • Nov-27-2012 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    my favorite. you have to taste the food men its yummy.

    Read More
Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life