California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology


The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future.Caltech's 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California.
The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

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  • Phone: 626-395-6341

  • Famous graduates: Sabeer Bhatia, Donald Knuth, Qian Xuesen

  • Type of University: Private non-profit college

  • Year founded: 1891

  • No. of undergraduate students: 997

  • International students: 9.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 1,246

  • International students: 41.00%

  • Students who received financial aid: 74.00%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:5535

  • No. of undergraduate students accepted:584

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 11.80%

  • Number of postgraduate applications received:5,225

  • Postgraduate Acceptance rate:

  • 13.00%

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% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 88%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 41%

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Availability of Exchange program:Yes


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