961
Students
Financial aid thermometer
49,951
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
7
568/7339
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California Institute of Technology is a University institution located in Pasadena, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 383 South Hill Avenue
Mail Code 10-90
Pasadena, CA  91125
United States
Contact Mr. Jarrid James Whitney
Executive Director of Admissions
Phone: 626-395-6341
Fax: 626-683-3026

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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History And Philosophy Of Science And Technology Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Planetary Astronomy And Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,339
Applied
568
Accepted
961
Enrolled
8%
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Female Admissions

1,958
Females Applied
306
Females Accepted
16%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,381
Males Applied
262
Males Accepted
5%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 3rd April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer February 15th May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 750 790
SAT Math 780 800
ACT Composite 34 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,487
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Fees

1,875
Full-time student fees
15,525
Room & board
8,895
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

49,951
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,321
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
51,827
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,622
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
45,797
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

961
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.97%
Black or African American 1.35%
White or Caucasian 27.78%
Asian 43.29%
Two or more races 7.08%

Gender

Male (55.36%)
Female (44.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 85%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Ditch Day, International Day and Pre-Frosh Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Instrumental music groups, Entrepreneur's Club, Glee Club, Theater Arts and Ultimate Disc Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Division 3 No

Faculty

374
Total Faculty
3:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 331
Part-time - 43