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California Institute of Technology: Ranking, Admissions 2024

Map Pin IconPasadena, USA
  • A++ Shiksha Grade
  • Private University
  • Institute Icon124 acre campus
  • Estd. 1891
Dark Clock Icon Last updated on 16 Nov '23, by Akanksha Malhotra (Study Abroad Expert)

California Institute of Technology Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1891
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Also Known AsCaltech
Accepted Exams
Size of Campus in acres124
Male/Female Ratio0.56
Faculty/Student Ratio3
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 2 billion
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses11247 USD for 1 sharing (UG),8580 USD for 4 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses8259 USD (UG)
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Commonly asked questions
On Highlights

Q:   What is Caltech famous for?

Q:   Is Caltech an Ivy League?

California Institute of Technology Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(18 courses)
INR 44 L - 51 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL, IELTS, PTE
B.Sc.(13 courses)
INR 45 L - 51 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL: 100 & Above, SAT, IELTS: 7 & Above
BBA(2 courses)
INR 45 L - 47 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL, SAT
B.E. / B.Tech(7 courses)
INR 45 L - 51 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL: 100 & Above, SAT, IELTS: 7 & Above
B.A.(5 courses)
INR 45 L - 47 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL, SAT
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Commonly asked questions
On Fees and Eligibility

Q:   Are international students exempted from submitting ELP scores for admission to Caltech?

Q:   Do applicants need to take the GRE exam for graduate admissions at Caltech?

Q:   How much does Caltech cost for international students?


California Institute of Technology Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 75 - 100
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall12ᵗʰ - 15ᵗʰ Dec 2023
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Q:   How are admission applications accepted at California Institute of Technology?

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California Institute of Technology Rankings 2024

Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
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On Rankings

Q:   Where is Caltech ranked in the world?

Studying in USA

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a one-year work and stay-back permit given to international students o... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,380.9
Visa Application Process

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

IT, Tech, Energy, Healthcare, E-commerce and Business services are some of the popular job sectors in the U... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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Population of City1,43,000

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