Laboratories of the Biological Sciences at Caltech.

California Institute of Technology

#84, overall score 51.33/100

Fun Fact:

Pranks are an integral part of Caltech culture and are prominently promoted on the university’s own website.

ACADEMICS Score: 30/30

  • Score: 30/30
  • Acceptance rate: 8%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 3:1
  • Jewish studies major: No
  • Israel studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $47,577
  • Room & board costs: $14,100
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $40,376

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Pasadena, Calif.
  • Region: West
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 1,001
  • Student origin: 34% in-state / 66% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Beavers
  • Ultimate Frisbee team: Aftermath

ISRAEL Score: 9/20

  • Score: 9/20
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS resolution: Not introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 9/40

  • Score: 9/40
  • Hillel: No
  • Chabad: Chabad Student Center of Pasadena
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Meor: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan?: No
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 5 (2 Conservative, 3 Reform)
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: David Brin

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