7%

Acceptance Rate

$42,540

Avg.Financial Aid

001131

FAFSA Code

About California Institute of Technology

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,233

Website

www.caltech.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

California Institute of Technology which is well known as Caltech is a private institute which is considered as one of the very best educational institutes in America and the origin of the college takes back to 1891 with the help exotic matter. At the initial stage, the college is named as Throop University by Amos Gager Throop but changed its name in 1893 to Throop Polytechnic Institute and again in 1913, they changed to Throop College of technology and on February 10, 1920, they rebranded themselves to California Institute of Technology.

Reviews

  • The institute has very inspirational figures and has a lot of knowledge to offer.

  • The professors are really the best thing in this institute, they have a very clear vision and the idea of what they teach.

  • The university is very big and it gives a perfect educational experience.

  • The student can get access to lab 24/7 with the high class, sophisticated equipment.

Location & Contact

Address

1200 E California Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6263956811
Fax: 6263956811
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Rankings

  • In the National Universities category this institute ranks 12th position and in  Best Value Schools it ranked 9th by U.S news.

Rankings Gave by Forbes mentioned below.

  • Among top colleges, this college stands in 9th position.

  • It grabbed the 6th position in both research and private colleges pool.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

3rd Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

7%

SAT Range

1530 - 1580

ACT Range

35 - 36

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,361

Average Annual Cost

$50,487

Books And Supplies

$1,323

Other Fees

$1,875

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,525

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,874

Total One Year Cost

$72,084

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

3:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

98%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

$111,710

Faculty Overview

78%

Male Professors

22%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Computer Science

67 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

33 Graduates

Physics

21 Graduates

Chemistry

19 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

18 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

17 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

16 Graduates

Mathematics

11 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

9 Graduates

Engineering Physics

9 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

8 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

4 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

3 Graduates

Engineering, General

3 Graduates

Materials Engineering

3 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

948

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

12%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

55%

US National: 44%

Female

45%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

28% White

0 Unknown

1% Black

14% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

40% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

54%

Out Of State

38%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$81,449 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

86%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,895/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,630/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,630/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Beaver

School Colors

black and orange

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

140

Total Female Athletes

69

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

45

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Fencing

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Fencing

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$54,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$85,900/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$42,540

Students Receiving Federal Grants

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,014

Students Receiving State Aid

3%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,084

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$39,970

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$66,187

$30K - $48K

$67,525

$48K - $75K

$54,874

$75K - $110K

$51,290

> $110K

$23,497

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$22,455,803

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$238,167

The college offers financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans to reduce the burden on the parents and it's a joint collaborating association of government and institute. The students who want to know their aid availability need to apply for FAFSA through California Institute of Technology FAFSA/federal School Code 001131.

Different types of aid programs are mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell grants, FSEOG, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study.

  • State Aid consists of Cal Grant A, Cal Grant B, and few more.

  • Military Aid composed of Post 9/11 bill, Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military, and Yellow Ribbon Program.

  • Institutional Scholarships and few special aids are given to students who show exceptional skills in academics.

  • Every year almost 58% of the students are offered with the FSEOG program.

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