California Institute of Technology, founded in 1891, is small but mighty. Caltech is a private research university with a stellar reputation. An amazing 31 Caltech alumni and faculty have won the Nobel Prize. An additional 66 have won the National Medal of Science or Technology. It typically ranks first or second in college rankings.
Caltech contains six academic divisions, including Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Biology, Engineering and Applied Science, Geological and Planetary Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy.
Caltech is located in southeastern Pasadena. To rent an apartment in the California Institute of Technology area, look in the communities of Mid Central, Lamanda Park, and South Pasadena. Pasadena is a beautiful city famous for its Tournament of Roses Parade and as host to the annual Rose Bowl football game. Located just 10 miles northeast of Los Angeles, those renting in Pasadena have easy access to LA and its theaters, museums, shopping, restaurants, and world-famous sites and landmarks.