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California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd,
Pasadena, California – 91125 
Phone: 
(626)395-6811

INSTITUTION

California Institute of Technology

Mission Statement

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.

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

4%

Admissions Yield

53%

Applicants Total

13,026

Admissions Total

510

ENROLLMENT

California Institute of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 987 and a student faculty ratio of 3:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
274
Total Enrollment
2,397
Undergraduate Enrollment
987
Graduate Enrollment
1,410
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
99
Student-to-faculty Ratio
3
Enrolled Total
270

FEES

The total tuition and fees for California Institute of Technology is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $58,680
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $79,947
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $79,947

ACT Requirements​

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Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

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ACT Composite 25th Percentile

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ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to California Institute of Technology scored between a n/a – n/a on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a n/a. Roughly n/a% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
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SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
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SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
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SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
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SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
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Admissions Criteria

The California Institute of Technology evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
3%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
22%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
23%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
35%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

67% of students at California Institute of Technology are awarded financial aid with an average package of $47,556. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

67%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$47,556

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$30,162

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

California Institute of Technology has an average graduation rate of 86% within 4 years and 93% within 6 years. At California Institute of Technology, 227 students earn a bachelors, 116 receive a master’s, and 184 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 10% of the student body are from foreign countries,7% in-state, and 20% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
7%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
20%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
10%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
227
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
116
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
184
Graduation rate, total cohort
93
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
86
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
93