CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY

1200 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91125

If you’re armed with a near perfect SAT score; a burning desire to study math, science, or engineering; and some independent research or published papers already under your belt, maybe you’ll have a fighting chance of getting into and out of Caltech. Best experienced with grit, a propensity for pranks, and wide-ranging intellectual curiosity.

The California Institute of Technology counts 38 Nobel Prize winners among its faculty and alumni, and students demanding courseload means plenty of opportunity to tap into the brilliance. Expectation are high; “The atmosphere promotes a love of science, learning, and discovery that is truly exhilarating,’ says a biology major. No doubt about it-if you prefer particle physics to partying, Caltech is the place to be.

 

 

Website : www.caltech.edu
Location : Small City
Private
Total Enrollment : 2.238
Undergraduates : 961
Male/ Female : 55/45
SAT Ranges : ERW 750-790, M 780-800
ACT Ranges : 34-35
Financial Aid : 58%
Pell Grant : 12%
Expense : Pr $$$
Student Loans : 34%
Average Debt : $
Grad in 6 Years : 93%
Returning Freshmen : 98%

Strong Programs:
Physics
Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Chemistry
Bioengineering
Electrical Engineering
Mathematics
Geological and Planetary
Sciences