California Institute of Technology Graduate School

California Institute of Technology (referred to as Caltech) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pasadena, CA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Caltech is $60,657 in average. The school has 1,419 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,401 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California Institute of Technology (referred to as Caltech) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pasadena, CA.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/31/1949 - Current).
Caltech Directory Information
School NameCalifornia Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Address1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125
Phone626-395-6811
Webhttps://www.caltech.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.caltech.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.finaid.caltech.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Caltech is $60,657 in average. The school has 1,419 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,401 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 93 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$60,657
Student Population1,419
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs93 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio3 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Caltech is $60,657 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $541.
Caltech offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$58,479
Required Fees$2,178
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$541
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of California Institute of Technology is $60,657. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.79% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$50,487$1,746
2019-2020$52,506$2,031
2020-2021$54,570$2,079
2021-2022$56,364$2,079
2022-2023$58,479$2,178
The graduate school tuition & fees of Caltech is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the California graduate tuition is $21,739 (public) / $23,972 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California Institute of Technology$60,657
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
California Graduate Schools$19,794$22,593
Public$11,472$21,739
Private$23,972
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $23,466 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Caltech.
On-campus living costs are increased by 7.39% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,644. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$15,525$2,874$13,779$4,248
2019-2020$16,644$2,091$14,631$4,311
2020-2021$17,337$2,091$16,578$4,641
2021-2022$17,748$2,091$17,253$4,761
2022-2023$18,606$2,700$17,784$4,860
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $541 at California Institute of Technology. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.64% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$467
2019-2020$486
2020-2021$486
2021-2022$522
2022-2023$541

Graduate Programs at Caltech

California Institute of Technology offers 64 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 343 students have completed their study at California Institute of Technology.
Offered Degrees at California Institute of Technology
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree270139
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship320204
Post Master's Degree500
Total640343
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California Institute of Technology by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering program with 24 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Chemistry program with 31 completers.
California Institute of Technology offers 64 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 343 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 139 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer Science--
Engineering [+] 91 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering24-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering--
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering15-
Engineering Mechanics1-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics18-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering4-
Materials Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Systems Engineering--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1-
Neuroscience--
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Computational Mathematics--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science1-
Physical Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Astrophysics5-
Planetary Astronomy and Science3-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Geochemistry2-
Geophysics and Seismology5-
Physics13-
Social Sciences [+] --
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics--
Total139
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer Science1-
Engineering [+] 81 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering7-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering11-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Engineering Mechanics1-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics11-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Systems Engineering1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology9-
Developmental Biology and Embryology--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Microbiology--
Immunology--
Genetics--
Neuroscience7-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics10-
Computational Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science3-
Physical Sciences [+] 74 completers-
Astrophysics5-
Planetary Astronomy and Science7-
Chemistry31-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Geochemistry1-
Geophysics and Seismology8-
Physics20-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Total204
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] --
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering--
Civil Engineering--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering--
Materials Engineering--
Mechanical Engineering--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at Caltech

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,419 students enrolled into California Institute of Technology graduate schools where it has total 2,401 students including undergraduate students. All students are enrolled in full-time status. By gender, 927 male and 492 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,419927492
Full-time1,419927492
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 433 White (30.51%), 19 Black/African American (1.34%), 99 Hispanic (6.98%), 179 Asian (12.61%), and 689 students with other races. 626 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,419927492
American Indian/Native American110
Asian17910475
Black/African American19145
Hispanic997227
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White433270163
Two More563818
Un-Known651
Non-resident Alien626423203
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California Institute of Technology. 523 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.86% of total students). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California Institute of Technology.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,419927492
Age 20-2123185
Age 22-24500316184
Age 25-29758491267
Age 30-341239231
Age 35-391394
Age 40-49211

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