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California Institute of Technology

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California Institute of Technology review: 41 facts and highlights

California Institute of Technology
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California Institute of Technology

Why is California Institute of Technology better than the average?

  • Highly cited researchers
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    61vs10.97
  • U.S. News ranking
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    10vs145.07
  • Admission rate
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    6.4%vs37.38%
  • Student to staff ratio
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    3:1vs13.72:1
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
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    1vs125.55
  • Nobel laureats staff
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    15vs6.86
  • ARWU rank
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    6vs143.19
  • Nobel laureats alumni
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    16vs5.78

General info

1.extracurricular activities

117

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2020.
2.highly cited researchers

61

Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2020.
3.alumni network

22865

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.student to staff ratio

3:1

A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.academic staff

300

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
6.endowment

1.8$ billion

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Admissions

1.admission rate

6.4%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.enrolled international students

6%

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.average admission SAT score

1525

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.enrolled students

2243

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.average SAT score in critical reading

745

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
6.average SAT score in math

780

The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

12 507.00$

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.Has university dormitories
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The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
3.sports facilities

7

Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Has a museum
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Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.campus size

0.5km²

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2020.
6.dorm capacity

947

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Rankings

1.U.S. News ranking

10

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2020.
2.position on Times Higher Education ranking

1

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
3.ARWU rank

6

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2020.
4.Forbes rank

18

According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff

15

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
2.Nobel laureats alumni

16

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
3.Rhodes scholars

6

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Is a member of the Ivy League
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The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

39 037.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.tuition fees per year for international students

39 037.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.grants per year per student

38 756.00$

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.average financial aid

17.1$ million

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.tuition fee growth rate

1.4%

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

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