Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 78.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 11.41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 88.59%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 100.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 1.09%
SAT I Math score 700+: 98.91%
SAT I Math score 600+: 100.00%
ACT score 24-29: 0.00%
ACT score 30-36: 100.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 6,506
Students admitted: 573
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 3
4-year graduation rate: 84.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 610
Full-time enrolled women: 391
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,001

COSTS

Tuition: $45,846
Room and board: $14,100
Est. book expense: $1,323
Fees: $1,731
Total cost: $63,000
Cost after need-based aid: $24,017
Cost after non-need-based aid: $52,382
Average debt at graduation: $20,677

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $38,983
Average non-need-based aid: $10,618
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
3
Average aid package: $42,932
Students receiving need-based aid: 523
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
1%
% receiving student loans: 39%