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Paying for Caltech

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate$58,680
Graduate$58,443
Books & Supplies$1,428
On-Campus Living Costs $19,839
Off-Campus Living Costs $22,014

Caltech 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at California Institute of Technology is $58,680. The graduate school tuition & fees is $58,443. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $19,839 when a student lives on campus and $22,014 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $79,947 when a student lives on campus and $82,122 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$79,947$82,122
Tuition & Fees$58,680
Books & Supplies$1,428
Room & Board$17,748$17,253
Other Expenses$2,091$4,761
Average Financial Aid$42,648
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$37,299$39,474
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $58,680. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.20% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$52,362 $54,600 $56,862 $58,680
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $58,443. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 3.17% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$52,233 $54,537 $56,649 $58,443
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $502 for graduate programs. The tuition per credit hour are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Graduate$467 $486$486$502

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,428. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at California Institute of Technology.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,323 $1,428 $1,428 $1,428
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at California Institute of Technology is $19,839 when living on campus and $22,014 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 3.75% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $15,525$16,644$15,525$17,748
Other Expenses $2,874$2,091$2,874$2,091
Off-CampusRoom & Board $13,779$14,631$13,779$17,253
Other Expenses $4,248$4,311$4,248$4,761
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs