Princeton

Princeton University (Princeton) is a semester college located in Princeton, New Jersey. At Princeton, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Near and Middle Eastern Studies to Psychology and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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Princeton
  • 5,203 students
  • 7,813 students
  • 8%
  • Princeton Website

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
8%
65%
89%
31%
2120 - 2390 / 2400
31 - 35 / 36
SAT

The average total SAT score for students admitted to Princeton for the 2012 academic year was 2255. This combined score can be broken into 755 for math, 745 for critical reading and 755 for writing.

710-800 / 800
700-790 / 800
710-800 / 800
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to Princeton for the 2013-2014 academic year was 33.

30-35 / 36
32-35 / 36
8-10 / 12
Which score should I submit?

At Princeton, 89% of students submitted an SAT score, but Princeton accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Recommended Recommended Required Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for students attending Princeton is $38,650.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at Princeton. In 2013, 60 percent of first-time students attending Princeton received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

60%
8%
60%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 785 60% - -
Grant Aid 781 60% $26,471,553 $33,894
Student Loans 109 8% $386,155 $3,543
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 3,073 59% $109,564,925 $35,654
Student Loans 242 5% $1,364,881 $5,640
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $8,322 $7,504 $11,646 $32,453 $34,153
2010-2011 $7,545 $5,528 $9,001 $18,465 $28,098
2009-2010 $4,995 $5,089 $6,498 $14,202 $25,373

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 87%
  • 96%
  • 96%
Majors Offered
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sociology
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral No Yes Yes No Yes

Enrollment

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Student-Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
2.144
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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