California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California
www.caltech.edu 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA, 91125
A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • C+ Athletics
  • B+ Campus
  • A Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • B+ Party Scene

California Institute of Technology Admissions

Acceptance Rate 6.42%
Acceptance Deadline January 3
Students Receiving Financial Aid 70.56%

California Institute of Technology Cost

Net Price* $27,438
Average Total Aid Awarded $5,637
Students Receiving Financial Aid 70.56%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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California Institute of Technology Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 3:1

California Institute of Technology Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

California Institute of Technology Online

Offers Online Courses No

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Brown University
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