Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@caltech.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 3
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 30
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001131 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
181 (77.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
134 (74.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
134 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
134 (100.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$51,195
Need-Based Gift
Received by 134 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,618
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 62 (46.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,409
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
1 (.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
562 (59.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
469 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
469 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
469 (100.0%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$53,090
Need-Based Gift
Received by 469 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $50,058
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 265 (56.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,366
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
1 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
30%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,192
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,985
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2019-20 academic year.
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