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California Institute of Technology - Engineering

California Institute of Technology
Address1200 E California Blvd
TypePrivate not-for-profit
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students440 (Undergraduate), 33 (graduate), 541 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)138
Total Engineering Teachers102
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$114411
Admission Rate (Undergrad)7339 (Applications), 568 (Offered admissions), 235 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)100 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)3289 (Applications), 295 (Offered admissions), 125 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$75
Grad Application Fees$100
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$49908
Undergrad Out-State$49908
Grad In-State$46000
Grad Out-State$46000
SAT Score**
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ACT Score**
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

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