Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.

COLLEGE PROFILE

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$60,990
Tuition and Fees
$43,362
Room and Board
$12,918
Books and Supplies
$1,323
Other Expenses
$3,387
Payment PlansInstallment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@caltech.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 2
Award NotificationOn or about April 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001131
Free
Institution's own form 
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
State Aid Form 
Business/Farm Supplement 

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants186 (75.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need134 (72.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid134 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met134 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$37,202
Need-Based Gift
Received by 134 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,650
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 85 (63.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,024
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2 (1.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants596 (61.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need500 (51.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid500 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met500 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$39,813
Need-Based Gift
Received by 500 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,474
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 349 (69.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,889
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 12 (2.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
40%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$15,010
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableNone
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$3,477
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at California Institute of Technology and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to California Institute of Technology.

CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.82 4.30 733 689 690 32
Low 2.80 2.86 390 340 410 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
YOU ? ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend California Institute of Technology ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.

Take a Video Tour of This College

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2014 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.
Videos 
Loading...