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This guide contains key information from Caltech’s Common Data Set 2020-2021.
Caltech Common Data Set Quick Facts
- Public vs. Private: Private
- Geographic Region: Far West
- State: California
- Student to Faculty Ratio: 3 to 1
- Full Time Undergraduates: 901
Merit Scholarships for Caltech
- Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 1%
- Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $5,000
Important Factors Considered For Admissions
- Rigor of secondary school record
- Standardized test scores
- Application Essay
- Character/personal qualities
Student Life Information
- Percentage of students from out-of-state: 54%
- Percentage of students who join sororities: 0%
- Percentage of students who join fraternities: 0%
- Percentage of nonresident aliens: 8%
- Percentage of Hispanic/Latino: 18%
- Percentage of Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 2%
- Percentage of White, non-Hispanic: 23%
- Percentage of American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0%
- Percentage of Asian, non-Hispanic: 40%
- Percentage of Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: Less than 1%
- Percentage of two or more races, non-Hispanic: 9%
- Percentage of unknown race and/or ethnicity: Less than 1%
This information was gathered from the Caltech Data Set 2020-2021.
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