California Institute of Technology
- 4 Year
- PASADENA, CA
California Institute of Technology Campus Life
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$10,398 / year
64%of students say overall dorm quality is great. 39 responses
60%of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 15 responses
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Cost
$7,350 / year
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 7 responses
- Caltech Coffeehouse14%
- Can go in and sit down and eat.14%
- Open Kitchen14%
- The Culinary program, has a place you.14%
54%of students highly rate the dining facilities. 13 responses
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 12 responses
- I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.50%
- I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.33%
- The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.17%
grade B minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
83%of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 12 responses
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 8 responses
- You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.75%
- Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.25%
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 12 responses
- Extremely present and willing to assist students.25%
- There if you need them but not overbearing.33%
- Not very visible.17%
- We have campus police?25%
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 16 responses
- Almost everything on campus revolves around them.6%
- Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.6%
- Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.25%
- No one pays attention to varsity sports.63%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, WaterPolo
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, WaterPolo
Clubs & Activities
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Film Society, International Student Organizations, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Choral Groups, Music Ensembles
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
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Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 18 responses
- Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.17%
- Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.17%
- Good parties are few and far between.22%
- Parties? What parties?44%
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 9 responses
- Big I/Interhouse parties89%
- We don't party11%
Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
80%of students say they don't have Greek life. 10 responses