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California Institute of Technology

Established in 1891 as Throop University in Pasadena, California, and renamed the California Institute of Technology in 1920, Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that brings together some of the world's brightest minds and most creative tools to solve fundamental scientific problems and pressing societal challenges. Caltech students can select from 28 major undergraduate options and 30 major graduate options spread across six academic divisions.

The Institute has one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios in the country, with 300 faculty members providing a comprehensive curriculum and access to a range of learning and hands-on study opportunities for approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students. Caltech is small but awards excellence and ambition. The achievements of Caltech's faculty and alumni have earned national and international acclaim, including 39 Nobel Prizes.

The Institute manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for NASA, sends probes to explore the planets of the solar system and measure improvements... Read more

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Electrical Engineering (EE)$100,200
Mechanical Engineering (ME)$79,500
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