Information for Counselors

Caltech Admissions Findings Booklet (PDF)

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Required Classes:

  • 4 years of math (including calculus)
  • 1 year of physics
  • 1 year of chemistry
  • 3 years of English (4 years recommended)
  • 1 year of U.S. history/government (waived for international students)

Deadlines:

  • Early Action: November 1
  • Regular Decision: January 3
  • Transfer: February 15

Apply through the Common Application

Testing Information:

First-Year:

  • SAT w/writing OR ACT w/writing
  • SAT Mathematics Level 2
  • 1 SAT Subject Test: Biology (Ecological), Biology (Molecular), Chemistry, OR Physics
  • TOEFL (for international students*)

Transfer:

  • TOEFL (for international students)
  • Caltech Transfer Examinations

Admissions Staff

Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Options (Majors)

Catalog

Summer programs that many of our admitted students have attended:

Partnerships: