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California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

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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
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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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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,208
Applied
543
Accepted
948
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

2,342
Females Applied
284
Females Accepted
12%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,866
Males Applied
259
Males Accepted
4%
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 740 780
SAT Math 790 800
ACT Composite 35 36

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,506
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Fees

2,094
Full-time student fees
16,644
Room & board
9,615
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

51,318
Avg. Financial Aid Package
48,783
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
53,060
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,589
Avg. Loan Aid
5,000
Avg. Grant Aid
47,564
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

948
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.82%
Black or African American 1.48%
White or Caucasian 27.11%
Asian 40.4%
Two or more races 8.44%

Gender

Male (54.64%)
Female (45.36%)

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 86%

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 No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Fencing No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

374
Total Faculty
3:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 332
Part-time - 42
Male - 288
Female - 88