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COLLEGE PROFILE

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$63,471
Tuition and Fees
$45,390
Room and Board
$13,371
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 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants167 (73.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need125 (74.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid125 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met125 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$41,990
Need-Based Gift
Received by 125 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,060
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 56 (44.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,632
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants596 (60.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need495 (50.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid495 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met495 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$41,669
Need-Based Gift
Received by 495 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,557
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 310 (62.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,946
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7 (1.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
32%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$12,104
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
$3,193
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.81 4.27 740 705 701 33
Low 2.50 2.90 500 470 460 25
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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