California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

WORLD RANK

2011-12
1

Pasadena, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    94.8
  • Teaching
    95.7
  • International outlook
    56.0
  • Industry income
    97.0
  • Research
    98.2
  • Citations
    99.9

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a highly focused science and engineering research and education institution located in Pasadena, CA. It is home to approximately 2,300 students and 300 faculty, and boasts 31 Nobel laureates among its past and current faculty and alumni. Caltech manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for NASA, and owns and operates a global network of astronomical observatories and research facilities.