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California Institute of Technology

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Acceptance Rate 6 %
SAT Average 1,545
Tuition & Fees $56,862
Student Population 2,233
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $39,500

Academic Overview

California Institute of Technology Campus, Pasadena, CA
California Institute of Technology is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Pasadena, California. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $56,862 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,233 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 6% and the graduation rate is 94% last year.
The salary after graduation from California Institute of Technology varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $106,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of California Institute of Technology are $56,862. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $56,649 on average.
California Institute of Technology 2021 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$56,862
Graduate$56,649
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Caltech. The acceptance rate of Caltech is 6% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 44%. The average graduation rate is 94% and the transfer-out rate is 4%. The average received amount of financial aid is $39,500 and 59% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,233 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California Institute of Technology is 6 %.
Acceptance Rate
6%
Graduation Rate for California Institute of Technology is 94 %
Graduation Rate
94%
Transfer-out Rate for California Institute of Technology is 4 %
Transfer-out Rate
4%
Retention Rate for California Institute of Technology is 98 %
Retention Rate
98%
Student Population for California Institute of Technology is 2,233
Student Population
2,233
Student to Faculty Ratio for California Institute of Technology is 3 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $39,500 at California Institute of Technology.
Financial Aid Amount
$39,500

Offered Degrees

Caltech offers 93 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree290
Master's Degree270
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship320

Special Learning Opportunities

California Institute of Technology does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,554)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,630)

Veterans Benefits

California Institute of Technology has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges