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California Institute of Technology

California Institute of TechnologyContact Information

Address: 1200 East California Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91125

Phone: 626-395-6811

Website: http://www.caltech.edu/

Degree Offered

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral

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Students are from the following countries

  • 41.1% United States
  • 9.9% India
  • 7.4% China
  • 3.4% United Kingdom
  • 2.4% Canada
  • 1.9% Germany
  • 1.8% Pakistan
  • 1.6% Bangladesh
  • 1.5% Taiwan
  • 1.5% Australia
  • 1.4% Iran
  • 1.2% Mexico
  • 1.2% Sweden
  • 1.1% Russia
  • 1.1% Indonesia
  • 1.1% Japan
  • 1.1% Italy
  • 1.1% Turkey
  • 0.8% Spain
  • 0.7% Egypt
  • 0.7% Greece
  • 0.7% Netherlands
  • 0.6% South Africa
  • 0.6% France
  • 0.5% Brazil
  • 0.5% Venezuela
  • 13.0% OTHER

California Institute of Technology Tuition

The tuition and fees for California Institute of Technology is $34,584.

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: most selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 17.4%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: 27%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 3,957
Number of applicants accepted: 687
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 236
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 3,004
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 411
Male freshman enrollment: 139
Number of female applicants: 953
Number of female applicants accepted: 276
Female freshman enrollment: 97
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? Yes
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: 556
Number of students on the wait list accepted: 339
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: 12
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 51%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 97%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 100%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 100%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: N/A
Average high school GPA: N/A
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 97%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 700-760
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 770-800
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 690-770
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 76%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 23%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 100%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: N/A
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: N/A
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 33%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 33-35
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 34-36
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 33-35
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 94%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 6%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 99%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 1%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 99%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 1%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: N/A

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? No
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): N/A
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (paper test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (computer test): N/A

 

More about California Institute of Technology

Website: http://www.caltech.edu
Address: 1200 E California Blvd , Pasadena , California - 91125
Phone: (626) 395-6811
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Quarter
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $60
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,957
3,004
953
Percent admitted
17%
14%
29%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
34%
34%
35%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
700
760
SAT Math
770
800
SAT Writing
690
770
ACT Composite
33
35
ACT English
33
35
ACT Math
34
36
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $31,437
Out-of-state tuition $31,437
Books and supplies $1,194
On-campus room and board $10,146
On-campus other expenses $3,213
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
74%
-
Federal grant aid
12%
$6,459
State or local grant aid
20%
$3,385
Institutional grant aid
60%
-
Loan aid
35%
$3,519
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,126
68%
32%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 911
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,222
Undergraduates 24 years old 94%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 1%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 88%
Men 88%
Women 89%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 81%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 87%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 88%

California Institute of Technology Accreditation and Tuition Expenses 

 
 
 

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