California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 2,240
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 3:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 891 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

8%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

California Institute of Technology is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 6,855 applications and only 553 students were granted admission. California Institute of Technology is at the #6 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 47% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 81% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1510 to 1600
ACT34 to 36

Application Fee

$75
Undergrad students
$100
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, California Institute of Technology's tuition was $45,846 for all students regardless of residency (71.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,839
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$45,846
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$45,846
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 75% of California Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 11% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,106 (which is 6.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at California Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 6, which is 2% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,861 (which is 17.5% below the national average.)

$4,106
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$4,861
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
75%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, California Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 2,240 students (2,239 students full-time and 1 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,240 students, 4 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 66% men and 34% women and 979 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,261 for graduates studies.

2,240
Total Enrollment
4
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 32%

Non-resident alien: 30%

Asian: 25%

Hispanic: 8%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California Institute of Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 44% 757
Physical Sciences 20% 355
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7% 123
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 7% 115
Mathematics And Statistics 5% 94
Social Sciences 2% 38
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 2
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 2
History 0% 2
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

94%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California Institute of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
6%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$65,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of California Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $65,100. Last year, out of the total 128 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 128 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 118 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 118 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $65,100 $74,200
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 128 118

Campus Location

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