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What Makes Us Special

About California Institute of Technology

Caltech’s mission is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a cross-disciplinary atmosphere while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society. Caltech's extraordinary faculty and students are expanding our understanding of the universe in research areas ranging from quantum science, engineering, and bioinformatics to human behavior, economics, and energy and sustainability.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Mathematics770-800
Critical Reading740-800
Writing730-800

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 44%
Men 56%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 98%  Help

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our students

Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$18,219

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 3:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 99%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 178 57 20 9 264

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