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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: 88.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 7.92%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 91.58%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 100.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 0.50%
SAT I Math score 700+: 99.50%
SAT I Math score 600+: 100.00%
ACT score 24-29: 0.98%
ACT score 30-36: 99.02%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 6,525
Students admitted: 576
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 3
4-year graduation rate: 84.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 625
Full-time enrolled women: 358
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 983

COSTS

Tuition: $43,710
Room and board: $13,371
Est. book expense: $1,323
Fees: $1,680
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $37,557
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $41,669
Students receiving need-based aid: 495
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 50%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 32%