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Best Values in Colleges

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California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)

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California Institute of Technology is ranked 7 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 16 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 88%
Applicants who took ACT 43%

SAT Verbal Score

700+86%
600-69914%
600+100%

SAT Math Score

700+99%
600-6991%
600+100%

ACT Score

30-3698%
24-292%
24+100%

Students applied5,535
Students admitted584
Admission rate11%

Students per faculty3

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$41,790
Fees$1,572
Room and board$12,918
Estimated book expense$1,323
Total cost$57,603

Cost after need-based aid$22,129
Cost after non-need-based aid$57,603

Average debt at graduation$15,010

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$35,474
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment977

Full-Time

Men619
Women358

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained97%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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