Financial Aid at Caltech

Financial Aid Amount Received
$39,500 (72.34% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
59% of 948 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

565 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at California Institute of Technology. The percentage of students who received financial aid lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale University, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 56.17%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $39,500 and the average loan amount is $5,701. The average financial aid amount is 72.34% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $54,600).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid565 59%$22,317,671$39,500
Pell Grants136 14%$618,165$4,545
Federal Students Loans45 5%$256,551$5,701
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid11649%--
Grant or scholarship aid114 49%$4,849,588$42,540
Federal Grants34 14%$238,460$7,014
Pell Grants28 12%$146,460$5,231
Other Federal Grants23 10%$92,000$4,000
State/Local Grants6 3%$54,504$9,084
Institutional Grants114 49%$4,556,624$39,970
Student Loans50 21%$238,283$4,766
Federal Student Loans11 5%$58,000$5,273
Other Student Loans45 19%$180,283$4,006

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 114 students have received one or more types of financial aid at California Institute of Technology.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $42,540 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $4,766.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at California Institute of Technology.

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