Does Caltech require a diversity statement?

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Does Caltech require a diversity statement?

Postby transparent_silvery » Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:55 am

I'm going through the application form of Caltech, and I don't notice any diversity statement or related fields of entry.

Is it true that Caltech does NOT require a diversity statement? If it does, would you please tell me where in the application form I should look for it?


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Re: Does Caltech require a diversity statement?

Postby InquilineKea » Sun Dec 11, 2011 2:45 am

No it doesn't. Caltech ugrad admissions is unique among elite schools in that it doesn't even practice affirmative action (obviously, grad admissions differs from ugrad ones, but I'd still imagine that Caltech wouldn't value it more than other schools).

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