Cal Tech University

Pasadena, Ca

founded 1891

2255 students are enrolled

admission requirements

  • 4 years of math (including calculus)
  • 1 year of physics
  • 1 year of chemistry
  • 3 years of English (4 years recommended)
  • 1 year of U.S. history/government (waived for international students)
  • $75 application fee or fee waiver
  • SAT with writing or ACT with writing
  • SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2
  • 1 SAT science subject test: biology, biology, chemistry, or physics (official scores from testing agency)
  • 1 math or science teacher evaluation
  • 1 humanities or social sciences teacher evaluation
  • Secondary School Report
  • Academic transcripts

Application Deadline

Early admission November 3
regular admission January 3

accaeptance rate

About 9%

Tuition

$45,390

SAT/ACT

SAT- 1490/1600 new scale
ACT- 32 at least average above 33

GPA

average 4.23 GPA

School colors

White and orange

Mascot

Beaver

Sports Division

Men's
baseball
basketball
fencing
water polo
tennis
swimming and diving
soccer
cross country
track and field
women's
basketball
fencing
water polo
tennis
swimming and diving
soccer
cross country
track and field
volleyball

student to faculty

3-1

Popular Majors

engineering
chemistry
computer science
biology
earth science
mathematics
physics