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California Institute of Technology

  • Pasadena, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 37%63%
    student ratio
  • 977
    total students
  • $39,990 | $39,990
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 3
    fall application deadline
  • 10%
    acceptance rate
  • Most Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Computational Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astrophysics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geophysics and Seismology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Planetary Astronomy and Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,535
    • Accepted584
    • Acceptance Rate10%
    • Enrolled977
    • Female Applicants1,426
    • Females Accepted240
    • Female Acceptance Rate16%
    • Male Applicants4,109
    • Males Accepted344
    • Male Acceptance Rate8%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 3rd April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer February 15th May 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 720 800
    • SAT Math 770 800
    • SAT Writing 720 790
    • ACT Composite 33 35
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$39,990
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,990
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,548.00
    • Room and board *$12,507.00
    • Room only *$7,035.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students977
    • Male Student Percentage63%
    • Female Student Percentage37%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino10.03%
    • Black or African American1.74%
    • White or Caucasian30.4%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.31%
    • Asian42.48%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races5.94%
    • Unknown.2%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students63% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 85%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Instrumental music groups, Entrepreneur's Club, Glee Club, Theater arts, Ultimate Disc Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division C No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty339
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio3:1 or 977 students to 325 faculty

Location & Contact

1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91125-0001
USA

Mr.Jarrid Whitney

Director of Admissions

Phone: 626-395-6341
Fax: 626-683-3026



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