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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 15 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 88%
Applicants who took ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+92%
600-6998%
600+100%

SAT Math Score

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

ACT Score

30-3699%
24-291%
24+100%

Students applied6,525
Students admitted576
Admission rate9%

Students per faculty3

4-year graduation rate85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$43,710
Fees$1,680
Room and board$13,371
Estimated book expense$1,323
Total cost$60,084

Cost after need-based aid$22,527
Cost after non-need-based aid$60,084

Average debt at graduation$12,104

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$74,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$37,557
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment983

Full-Time

Men625
Women358

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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