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California Institute of Technology
  • 4 Year
  • PASADENA, CA

California Institute of Technology Admissions

Admissions Overview

Caltech admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 6%. Students that get into Caltech have an average SAT score between 1530-1560 or an average ACT score of 35-36. The regular admissions application deadline for Caltech is January 3. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Caltech early action deadline is November 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
6%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
8,367
SAT Range
1530-1560
SAT Reading
740-760
SAT Math
790-800
Students Submitting SAT
79%
ACT Range
35-36
ACT English
35-36
ACT Math
35-36
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
42%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 3
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$75
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
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