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Engineering : California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology
Address1200 E California Blvd
TypePrivate not-for-profit
LevelFour or more years
Total Students2255
Student to Faculty Ratio3:1
Admission Rate8.8%
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Undergrad Application Fees$75
Grad Application Fees$100
EnrollmentFees (/yr)Required Fees(/yr)
Undergrad In-State$43710$1680
Undergrad Out-State$43710$1680
Grad In-State$43710$1680
Grad Out-State$43710$1680
SAT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
Critical Reading730/800
ACT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
**Above numbers are at University/College level (not for a particular department or program)


Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering

Caltech faculty and alumni have received wide recognition for their achievements in science and engineering. Nobel Prize: 35

8% undergraduate admission rate

~50% graduate students are international students.

9% undergraduate students are international.

Freshman class (class of 2021)
Middle 50% SAT scores (verbal/math): 2250-2350
ACT Composite middle 50% range: 34"35

EE: Financial aid is provided for virtually all Ph.D. students, either in the form of a Teaching Assistantship (TA), a Research Assistantship (RA), or a Fellowship. In EE around 20 students are chosen from ~500 applications.

On average, more than 98% of graduate students offered admission at Caltech are offered a package of merit-based financial support that pays all tuition charges and provides them with a stipend. The only major exception is the case of students in terminal master's programs, who in many cases are self-supported.

Caltech's 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California, approximately 11 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles

Engineering Resources

2. Stanford University
3. University of California-Berkeley
4. California Institute of Technology
5. Georgia Institute of Technology
6. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

GRE Scores and Admissions