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California Institute of Technology


The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial interdisciplinary atmosphere while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

School Information

1200 E California Blvd
Pasadena, California 91125
P: (626) 395-6811
Calendar: Quarter
Locale: City: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Common name(s): Caltech|Cal Tech

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 2,274Total Students
  • 1,521Male Students
  • 753Female Students
  • 579Total Intl Students
  • 431Intl Male Students
  • 148Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 2,173Total Faculty
  • 1,686Male Faculty
  • 487Female Faculty
  • 3:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 37,704

Out of State Tuition

$ 1,323

Books & Supplies

$ 11,676

Room & Board

$ 3,387

Other Expenses

$ 54,090

Total

Admissions

5,225
total applicants

13%
admitted (667)

5%
enrolled (244)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
760-800
Math
700-790
Reading
700-790
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
33-35
Composite
34-36
Math
33-35
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Recommended
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Astrophysics
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computational Mathematics
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Geochemistry
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Planetary Astronomy and Science
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Systems Engineering

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