Although the sticker price for the California Institute of Technology is 76,285, many students are not expected to pay that amount. Financial aid for undergraduates is based on need, with approximately 60% of students receiving some sort of aid. Scholarships can also be awarded. On top of the school’s assistance, 15% receive grants from the federal government.

Caltech is one of the most affordable school for business or managerial economic majors in the state of California.


Tuition & Financial Aid for 2021

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Full Cost of Attendance

Sticker Price

$76,285
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College costs often differ from the school's listed prices because College Raptor estimates costs for the upcoming year based on historical inflation using the most recently available data about each college from the U.S. Department of Education.

Scholarships, Grants, and Aid

  • Average Student Grant Aid
    $44,646
  • Percent Receiving Grant Aid
    55%
  • Average Institutional Grant
    $42,708
  • Percent Receiving Institutional Grant
    55%
  • Average Federal Grant
    $5,637
  • Percent Receiving Grant
    15%
  • Average Student Loans
    $6,596
  • Percent Receiving Student Loans
    22%
  • Endowment
    $2,987,001,000
  • Endowment Per Student
    $1,335,270
  • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans)

Average Net Price by Income - Reported in 2018-2019

Athletic Scholarships (not need based)
  • Average scholarship / Female athlete
    $0
  • Average scholarship / Male athlete
    $0
  • Average scholarship / athlete
    $0
  • # Female athletes
    99
  • # Male athletes
    126
  • Total # athletes
    225
  • Payment Options
    Prepaid tuition plan
    Tuition payment plan

Average Net Price by Income - Estimated

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