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California Institute of Technology

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The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform our future. Its 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California. The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. It investigates the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.

Country United States
School name California Institute of Technology
City Pasadena
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE)
Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE)
Division of Engineering and Applied Science (EAS)
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS)
Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy (PMA)
Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)
Faculty
(Graduate)
Divison of Biology and Biological Engineering, Divison of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Divison of Engineering and Applied Science, Divison of Geological and Planetary Sciences, Divison of Humanities and the Social Sciences, Divison of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy.
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1891
The number of students (Undergraduate) 997
The number of students (Graduate) 1,204
Test required for admission The Common Application and the university's Writing Supplement (document screening)
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 581
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 6
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 10
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 1
Address 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
Link to official website http://www.caltech.edu/
Link to contact website http://www.caltech.edu/contact