Paying for California Institute of Technology

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $56,862 at California Institute of Technology. The graduate school tuition & fees is $56,649.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $18,735 when a student lives on campus and $18,942 when a student lives off campus at California Institute of Technology.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $56,862
  • Graduate Tuition: $56,649

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $56,862 at California Institute of Technology. The graduate school tuition & fees is $56,649. 59 out of total 948 undergraduate students (6%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $39,500.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $18,735 when a student lives on campus and $18,942 when a student lives off campus at California Institute of Technology. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $77,025 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $37,525.
California Institute of Technology 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$56,862 (2020)
Living Costs$18,735 (On-campus)
$18,942 (Off-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$74,763
Living off Campus$74,970
Average Financial Amount$39,500
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$35,263
Living off Campus$35,470

Caltech 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of California Institute of Technology are $56,862 for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.27% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $56,649. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.41% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at California Institute of Technology
UndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$43,710$1,680$43,710$1,680
2016-2017$45,846$1,731$45,846$1,605
2017-2018$48,111$1,797$48,111$1,674
2018-2019$50,487$1,875$50,487$1,746
2019-2020$52,506$2,094$52,506$2,031
2020-2021$54,570$2,292$54,570$2,079

Caltech 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $20,955 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California Institute of Technology. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.83% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,942. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.08% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at California Institute of Technology
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,371$3,387$11,970$4,221
2016-2017$14,100$3,774$12,492$4,158
2017-2018$14,796$2,874$13,293$4,248
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

Caltech 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $486 at California Institute of Technology.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour California Institute of Technology
UndergraduateGraduate
2015-2016--
2016-2017-$425
2017-2018-$446
2018-2019-$467
2019-2020-$486
2020-2021-$486

Caltech 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at California Institute of Technology is $1,428. The book & supply costs are increased by 7.94% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies California Institute of Technology
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,323
2016-2017$1,323
2017-2018$1,323
2018-2019$1,323
2019-2020$1,428
2020-2021$1,428

Caltech Alternative Tuition Plans

California Institute of Technology offers alternative tuition plans including Tuition payment plan.
Alternative Tuition Plans offered by California Institute of Technology
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