California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

Basic Info

Location Pasadena, California
Setting City
Size 01,001 students (Small)
Public/Private Private
Demographics 45% Asian 27% White 12% Hispanic 8% Non-resident alien 5% Two or more races 2% Black <1% Unknown <1% American Indian/Alaska Native


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Niche #05
BestValueSchools #99
CollegeChoice #03

Admissions Info

Admit Rate 08%
Early Decision/Early Action Early Action
Common App Yes
Subject Tests Required.
SAT Math Level 2; one science subject test


Yearly Tuition $68,901
By Family Income $31,931
Average Financial Aid $42,091
Students Receiving Aid 55%


ACT Composite 34-35 36
Superscore? Yes

AP Credits

Calculus AB Subscore none 3
Calculus BC none 2
Chemistry none N/A
Computer Science A none 5
Computer Science Principles none N/A
Government none N/A
Language and Composition none N/A
Literature and Composition none N/A
Macro Economics none N/A
Physics 1 none N/A
Physics C none N/A
Statistics none N/A
U.S. History none 5
World History none 3


placement in courses due to exams; no credit from AP scores