What is the Cost of Living at Caltech?
There are other expenses related to going to college in addition to tuition fees. Find out below how much you will end up paying to go to Caltech.
Why Do Room and Board Costs Matter to Me?
Make the right college decision for you by understanding all of your college expenses. Begin by being familiar with just how much you will be paying every year for food, housing, books and more.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Caltech. The typical student spent $7,914 for housing and $6,186 for dining in 2016 - 2017.
Find out California Institute of Technology costs for both on-campus and off-campus housing, and dining plans and other charges in the the next table.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$14,100||$12,492|
|Other Living Expenses||$3,774||$4,158|
|Books and Supplies||$1,323||$1,323|
Total of $83,809 in Room & Board Over 4 Years
There has been an average 3.5% cost change each year for the last five years in Caltech room & board costs. This years' incoming freshmen should expect to pay roughly $20,177 for housing and dining expenses according to existing movements. In their last year an undergraduate would spend around $20,685 for a two-year degree, and $21,206 for a four-year degree.
Bachelor degree students will wind up paying a total sum of $83,809 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while two-year students might pay a total sum of $40,862.
Living on Caltech Campus
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||891|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
High Room & Board Costs
Living on campus at California Institute of Technology costs $19,197. This is much higher than the national average of $14,288.