The California Institute of Technology is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Caltech has six academic divisions with strong emphases on science and engineering. Its 124-acre primary campus is located approximately 11 mi northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Although founded as a preparatory and vocational school by Amos G. Throop in 1891, the college attracted influential scientists such as George Ellery Hale, Arthur Amos Noyes, and Robert Andrews Millikan in the early 20th century. The vocational and preparatory schools were disbanded and spun off...
|Location:|| Pasadena, California
|School type:||Mixed-sex education, Private university, Private school, Institute of technology|
|School newspaper:||The California Tech|