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California Institute of Technology Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$63,000 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,846 tuition
$14,100 on campus room & board
$1,323 books and supplies
$1,731 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$63,000 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$45,846 tuition
$14,100 on campus room & board
$1,323 books and supplies
$1,731 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$35,587 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($6,179 avg)
2% get state aid ($3,634 avg)
55% get institn'l aid ($35,587 avg)
18% get loans ($4,314 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.63% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$4,684,341
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $37,777 55%
Federal Grant Aid $6,179 18%
Pell Grants $4,144 16%
Other Federal Grants $4,000 11%
Institution Grant Aid $35,587 55%
State Grant Aid $3,634 2%
Student Loans $4,314 18%
Federal Loans $4,432 15%
Other Loans $3,645 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
-
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: January 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does California Institute of Technology offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-6811
http://www.finaid.caltech.edu/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State -

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Majaliwa from Kenya
  • Nov-27-2012 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    guys just do what is right and you`ll enjoy your stay with no regrets.

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  • 3
  • Bailey from Redding, CA
  • Oct-08-2012 I am a current student here

    A technical/vocational school often runs a little pricier than community colleges. But, FAFSA is accepted at this school if you qualify.

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  • 3
  • Addam from Garden Grove, CA
  • Oct-02-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It IS one of the most prestigious universities in the nation, and, being that tuition is less than forty gran a year, it does seem a better choice for some.

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  • 5
  • Mateo from Houston, TX
  • Jun-20-2011 I am a current student here

    This place will form me into the best scientist or engineer I can be. It is just a matter of choosing the major I love.

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