About California Institute of Technology
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
- 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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.