Caltech Accreditation

Institute Educational Objective and Educational Outcomes

Approved by the Faculty Board, April 14, 2008


Institute Educational Objective:

To provide an outstanding education that prepares students to become world leaders in science, engineering, academia, business, and public service.


Institute Educational Outcomes:

Caltech graduates can analyze, synthesize and communicate ideas.

Caltech graduates demonstrate integrity, personal and professional responsibility, and respect for others.

Bachelor of Science graduates can identify, analyze, and solve challenging problems within and across science and engineering disciplines.

Bachelor of Science graduates can apply their analytic skills to other areas of knowledge and understand issues important in our society.

Master of Science graduates can apply advanced knowledge in a specialized area in preparation for professional careers.

Doctor of Philosophy graduates can independently identify, analyze, and solve fundamental research problems with breadth and depth.