Tool December 2017

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: 81.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 8.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 92.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 100.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 1.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 99.00%
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: 6,855
Students admitted: 553
Admission rate: 8%
Students per faculty: 3
4-year graduation rate: 81%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 579
Full-time enrolled women: 400
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 979

COSTS

Tuition: $48,111
Room and board: $14,796
Est. book expense: $1,323
Fees: $1,797
Total cost: $66,027
Cost after need-based aid: $24,126
Cost after non-need-based aid: $61,027
Average debt at graduation: $18,219

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,901
Average non-need-based aid: $5,000
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
2
Average aid package: $46,095
Students receiving need-based aid: 500
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 51%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0†%
% receiving student loans: 33%