Welcome. Everything you need to know about applying to Caltech is here.
- Caltech is looking for students with incredible potential in STEM. Potential. There is no prescribed way of getting into Caltech. You don't have to have scientific research or get a Nobel at 12; read more about what you should do to prepare for Caltech.
- Cost should never get in the way of you applying to or affording Caltech. If the application fee is a financial challenge for your family, we'll waive it.
- We're a small community and that means you can reach out to us. Connect with your regional admissions counselor, schedule a campus visit, or register for a virtual Techer Talk.
- Beginning in fall 2023, Caltech has enacted a policy on minimum age for on-campus housing for undergraduate students.
There are two ways to apply to Caltech. Select the option that fits you best.
- Apply to Caltech by submitting one of the following applications:
Ready to dive in? Follow the links on the left to get started.