California Institute of Technology

country rank 47
world rank 54

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University Overview

Established in 1891, California Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Pasadena (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Caltech also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
Caltech

Founded
1891

Motto
The Truth Shall Make You Free

Colours
Orange and white

Mascot
Beaver

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University Location

Address
1200 E California Boulevard
Pasadena (population range: 50,000-249,999)
91125 California United States

T +1 (626) 395 6811

F +1 (626) 795 1547

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

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UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 0-10%

Admission Office
1200 East California Boulevard - MC1-94
Pasadena 91125
+1 (626) 395 6341


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to California Institute of Technology's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


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Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

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