- The Cost of Attendance is the total cost of attending Caltech for one year. It includes both direct charges from Caltech, like tuition and fees, as well as other expenses, like books and supplies.
- The Family Contribution represents the amount of money your family would be expected to pay for one year of school. We calculate the exact amount of your family’s contribution with our needs analysis formula.
- Caltech will meet your demonstrated financial need through a combination of awards known as a financial aid package. A typical package will consist of grants and scholarships, student employment, and student loans.
- Study in Caltech
- Caltech is a world-renowned and pioneering research and education institution dedicated to advancing science and engineering.
Field(s) of Study
- All undergrad majors
What does the scholarship cover?
- You can receive financial aid as a new international undergraduate applicant if you complete the financial aid application and you have some financial need. If you do not apply or are not accepted for financial aid during your first year, you will not be eligible for financial aid during any other academic year, unless you are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or Mexico.
How many scholarships are given?
- ALL incoming students
- Simply put – if you get accepted you will get need based aid
Which countries are targeted?
- ALL – Any
Am I Eligible to Apply?
- It’s no secret that admission to Caltech is selective; we welcome only about 230 new freshmen and 10 to 15 new transfer students to campus each fall. These students come to Caltech from all over the United States—and the world—bringing with them diverse experiences, perspectives, and passions.
- Hoping to be among next year’s undergraduate class? All we ask is that you share the typical Caltech student’s unbridled sense of curiosity and extraordinary aptitude for and interest in science, engineering, and technology.
How do I Apply – Next Steps
- You are considered a first-year applicant if you have not yet earned a high school diploma; this includes those of you who have been homeschooled or are enrolled in high school/college dual enrollment programs. You are also considered a first-year applicant if you graduated from high school but have not since enrolled in college courses for credit.
- Jan. 15 Parents’ Tax Return and International Financial Aid Statement of Intent
- Feb. 2 CSS PROFILE
- Jul. 15 Caltech Scholarship Data Form
How do I get more information?
- Free Scholarships – http://www.
- Top Undergrad Scholarships – http://
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- Top Graduate Scholarships – http://
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