Caltech Ranking (California Institute of Technology)

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Caltech Ranking (California Institute of Technology)

The Caltech ranking in the GPA system is Top 50 / Tier 1.

Caltech (California Institute of Technology) is on par with Stanford University as far as being a leading best-of-California institution of higher education. Caltech is tremendously well-connected and endowed, and boasts world-class faculty in advanced sciences. It is consistently ranked among the world’s Top 10 universities and is GPA labeled as Tier 1.

“Caltech” enjoys great name recognition internationally. Its web presence, as of 2016, is somewhat disappointing considering its technological excellence. Cornell is clearly superior in that particular area which affects global perception of the institution.

Caltech ranking

Other Agencies providing Caltech Ranking information:

  • QS World University Ranking (2015–16) 1
  • THE World University Ranking (2015–16) 251-300
  • GPA World’s Top 50 Ranking (2016) Included in Top 50 as Tier 1

Additional information: Institutional History

  • Caltech was founded in 1891 as Throop University by Amos Gager Throop (pronounced T-R-O-O-P). The name was changed to Throop Polytechnic Institute (1893-1912) and then to Throop College of Technology (1913-1919). Caltech became the California Institute of Technology on February 10, 1920.
  • Einstein was a visiting professor at Caltech for three winter terms only—1931, 1932, and 1933. When Einstein decided to settle in the United States permanently, he accepted an appointment at Princeton University.

Additional information: Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for Caltech is about USD 40,000 per year.

Caltech web site:

THE (Times of Higher Education) ranking: