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What Makes Us Special

About California Institute of Technology

One of the most highly regarded institutions of science and engineering in the world, the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, is home to some of the brightest students and faculty in the nation. Caltech offers students an exceptional opportunity for comprehensive, interdisciplinary research and access to faculty and alumni who have won 35 Nobel Prizes. For students with a passion for science and engineering, Caltech provides an unsurpassed learning experience.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class

English34-35
Mathematics34-36

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 38%
Men 62%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 97%  Help

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our students

Price of Attendance in 2015-16  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$20,677

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 3:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 98%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 161 58 30 10 259

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