California Institute of Technology

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

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1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA, 91125

(626) 395-6811    

The mission of the California Institute of Technology 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 singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 


Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits

Academic Year Prices 2015 -2016 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
In District $45,390 $43,362 $41,538
In State $45,390 $43,362 $41,538
Out of State $45,390 $43,362 $41,538
Books/Misc. $1,323 $1,323 $1,323
On Campus      
Room and Board $13,371 $12,918 $12,507
Other Expenses $3,387 $3,387 $3,387
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,970 $11,493 $11,268
Other Expenses $4,221 $4,149 $4,167
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $4,266 $4,275

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
Basketball Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf
Cross Country/Track Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Financial Aid 2013-2014

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
15.0 % $4,788
State/Local Grant
1.0 % $9,084
Institutional Grants
55.0 % $30,378
Loans 21.0 % $4,749
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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Comments (2)

4/30/2016 11:48:25 AM

I m from Madhya Pradesh Of India. I wish to do engineering in Usa . But i Am Not so rich . So how can i apply for scholarship from which i can do engineering in us . Plzz guide me.

Sheila F.  on 1/23/2012 7:28:27 PM

Wow, that school looks amazing! I would love to be a student there!