About California Institute of Technology
On Campus Housing
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.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
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
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.
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 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.