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California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

General information

Website

Address

Address: 
1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125

Phone

Phone: 
(626) 395-6811

Rankings

Ranking TypeRanking YearRanking Value
QS World University Rankings
2016
5
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
2015
1
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
2016
7

Introduction

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.

The mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate 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.

 

Academic Divisions

  • Biology & Biological Engineering
  • Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering & Applied Science
  • Geological & Planetary Sciences
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Physics, Mathematics & Astronomy

26 academic options (programs)

49 cross-disciplinary research institutes and centers