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

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1200 E California Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6263956811
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed California Institute of Technology at the 8th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

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

3-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

The admissions process is difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $75, as part of the admission process at CIT. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1530-1560 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at California Institute of Technology is 35. However, those getting an ACT score less than 35 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125. They can also call them at (626) 395-6811.

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

Before applying to CIT, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $74,866 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($54,600), books and supplies ($1,428), room and boarding ($16,644), and budget for other expenses ($3,201). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

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

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At CIT, $16,644 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. California Institute of Technology has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CIT costs around $6,630 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 55% male and 45% female students.

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 financial aid department of California Institute of Technology helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,637, whereas the financial aid is $42,708. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $9,084 and institutional aid worth $42,708. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at CIT based on students' financial needs add up to $22,455,803 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $238,167.

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