If you have a passion for math, science, or engineering, Caltech is the best place in the world to study. Our faculty are first-rate guides to the frontiers of knowledge. Our core curriculum will turn you into a scientist or engineer of unusual depth and breadth. The wealth of research opportunities will give you a good feel for what a research career is like—before you get to grad school. Internships and study abroad programs will broaden your experience to prepare you for leadership positions in the global job market. And our Honor System will let you experience all these things in an atmosphere of trust and collegiality that's rare in today's world.
Of course, these substantial advantages come at a price: hard work. Besides being one of the best, Caltech is one of the most rigorous universities in the country, and probably the world. Why would you want anything less?