California Institute of Technology

country rank  50
world rank  60

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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 127 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Caltech
Founded 1891
Motto The Truth Shall Make You Free. (John 8:32)
Colours Orange and white

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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

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 Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission

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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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018