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College Deliberately: California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year institution that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Pasadena, CA. It is known for Computer Science, Computer and Information Sciences and Chemistry.

California Institute of Technology

place 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125
phone Phone: (626) 395-6811
web Web: http://www.caltech.edu/
  • California Institute of Technology is also known as:
    California Institute of Technology, Caltech

Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
California Institute of Technology WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited 1949-01-31 2031-02-14
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for California Institute of Technology is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for California Institute of Technology. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of California Institute of Technology and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of California Institute of Technology.
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Interested in applying to California Institute of Technology? Here’s what you’ll need to prepare. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Test Scores below.

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Student Centeredness

1.5 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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California Institute of Technology is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Soccer Women’s 21
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 21
Baseball Men’s 19

The complete list of sports at California Institute of Technology is available for members.

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Tuition for California Institute of Technology is in the 98.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘California Institute of Technology’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing California Institute of Technology within those restrictions.
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