Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@caltech.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 3
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001131 Free
Business/Farm Supplement Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
160 (71.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
120 (75.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
120 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
120 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,854
Need-Based Gift
Received by 120 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $50,077
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 57 (47.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,391
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Not reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
546 (60.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
459 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
459 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
459 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$52,493
Need-Based Gift
Received by 459 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,806
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 246 (53.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,419
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Not reported
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
28%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$16,950
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,912
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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