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Yield (Enrollment Rate)
2022 Acceptance Rate
A total of 13,026 students have applied and 521 students have allowed to admit to California Institute of Technology (Acceptance rate: 4.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 52.98 % where 276 students have finally enrolled out of 521 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Chicago and Columbia University in the City of New York, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 5.17%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) (average yield is 74.00%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
How to Apply to California Institute of Technology
Admission Statistics Charts
The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California Institute of Technology. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank and .
|Secondary school GPA||Recommended|
|Secondary school rank||Recommended|
|Secondary school record||Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program||Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores||Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||Neither required nor recommended|