Princeton University: Ranking & Review

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Princeton
rank
United States
rank
World
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11014
Top 1%

Princeton University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate6%6%7%
Applicants31,05616,09814,958
Admissions1,990994996
Enrolled undergraduates1,306648658
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,2734,5023,771

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores854
Percent of students submitting SAT scores65%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
745
Math
755

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores709
Percent of students submitting ACT scores54%
ACT Composite
33
ACT English
34
ACT Math
32

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $90.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Princeton University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$66,150$66,150
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,610 and other expenses per full academic year.

Princeton University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,113 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$47,140$47,140
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,473$1,473
Tuition for Full-time graduates$47,140$47,140
Fees for full-time graduates$1,800$1,800

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering34014184565
Social Sciences2598353395
Physical Sciences778571233
Public Administration and Social Service Professions107985210
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1175038205
History842019123
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics601624100
Mathematics and Statistics32441389
Philosophy and Religious Studies48111776
Visual and Performing Arts30231366
English Language and Literature & Letters4810664
Psychology457759
Architecture and Related Services928441
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1714435
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies77
Grand Total1,2806303582,268

A total of 1,280 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Princeton University.

At the master's and doctor's level 988 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate97%96%98%
  • Full-time retention rate - 98%

General info

Founded1746
MottoDei Sub Numine Viget
Under God's power she flourishes
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,094
Instructional FTE1,023
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.princeton.edu
Address1 Nassau Hall
Princeton, New Jersey, 08544-0070
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population31,000
Phone6092583000

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