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California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA, USA
3.94 Average Rating

The California Institute of Technology is a private, research university focusing on natural science and engineering. It also ranks highly on several lists, such as #10 in National Universities and #12 in Most Innovative School according to U.S. News & World Report. The campus is located in Pasadena, California and is home to several research centers, including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the International Observatory Network, and the Caltech Seismological Laboratory.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
23%
Out of State Students
68%
0
100
8%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 35
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1544
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018 May 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 3, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,238
Total Number of Undergrads
961
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
0
100
85%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
92%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
3:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,760
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$52,362
Out-of-State Tuition
$52,362
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
58%
Average Aid Per Year
$36,632
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
55%
45%
Student Organizations
114
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York
Boston
San Diego
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$85,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
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 the world`s standards.
Majaliwa from Kenya
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 toughest in the world, but they transform students into leaders in their fields.
Isaac

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