Cost of Attendance

Estimated 2014-15 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance (Full-Time Enrollment)

The chart below lists the estimated nine-month, full-time cost of attendance budget that is generally applicable to Caltech undergraduate students enrolled in the 2014-15  school year. With the exception of the Orientation Fee, all direct charges, i.e., tuition, fees, housing and board, are divided evenly between the fall, winter and spring terms.

Tuition
$41,790
 
Fees1/2 1,572  
Housing/Room3 7,281  
Board 5,637  
Additional Meal Allowance (est.)
1,413
 
Books and Supplies (est.)
1,323
 
Personal Expenses (est.)
1,974
 
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance4
$60,990
 

1Fees do not include the Caltech Student Health Insurance Plan. Students are not required to purchase health insurance through Caltech provided they have coverage through a comparable plan. Costs for the 2014-15 Caltech Student Health Insurance Plan and details about the student health insurance waiver are expected to be available in June 2014. (The plan cost $2,931 for the 2013-14 school year.) Financial aid recipients who enroll in the Caltech Student Health Insurance Plan may request that the expense be added to their estimated cost of attendance. Students will be offered loan and/or scholarship assistance to cover the additional expense.

2All entering undergraduate students are charged a one-time, $500 Orientation Fee in addition to the mandatory fees applicable to all undergraduate students.

3The Housing/Room rate included in this estimated cost of attendance is a calculated expense based on the weighted average of all available undergraduate, on-campus housing options.

4A Travel Allowance to (partially) offset the cost of two roundtrips from a student's primary residence may be added to this estimated cost of attendance for U.S. Citizens or eligible non-citizens who reside in the US, associated US territories, Canada, or Mexico.

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Estimated 2013-14 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance (Full-Time Enrollment)

The chart below lists the estimated nine-month, full-time cost of attendance budget that is generally applicable to Caltech undergraduate students enrolled in the 2013-14 school year. With the exception of the Orientation Fee, all direct charges, i.e., tuition, fees, housing and board, are divided evenly between the fall, winter and spring terms.

Tuition
$39,990
 
Fees1/2
1,548
 
Housing/Room3
7,035
 
Board
5,472
 
Additional Meal Allowance (est.)
1,413
 
Books and Supplies (est.)
1,323
 
Personal Expenses (est.)
1,974
 
Total Estimated Cost of Attendance4
$58,755
 

1Fees do not include the Caltech Student Health Insurance Plan. Students are not required to purchase health insurance through Caltech provided they have coverage through a comparable plan. The plan will cost $2,931 for the 2013-14 school year -- $977 per Insurance Term. Financial aid recipients who enroll in the Caltech Student Health Insurance Plan may request that the expense be added to their estimated cost of attendance. Students will be offered loan and/or scholarship assistance to cover the additional expense.

2All entering undergraduate students are charged a one-time, $500 Orientation Fee in addition to the mandatory fees applicable to all undergraduate students.

3The Housing/Room rate included in this estimated cost of attendance is a calculated expense based on the weighted average of all available undergraduate, on-campus housing options.

4A Travel Allowance to (partially) offset the cost of two roundtrips from a student's primary residence may be added to this estimated cost of attendance for U.S. Citizens or eligible non-citizens who reside in the U.S., associated U.S. territories, Canada, or Mexico.

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