Princeton University: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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
Engineering 340 141 84 565
Social Sciences 259 83 53 395
Physical Sciences 77 85 71 233
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 107 98 5 210
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 117 50 38 205
History 84 20 19 123
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 60 16 24 100
Mathematics and Statistics 32 44 13 89
Philosophy and Religious Studies 48 11 17 76
Visual and Performing Arts 30 23 13 66
English Language and Literature & Letters 48 10 6 64
Psychology 45 7 7 59
Architecture and Related Services 9 28 4 41
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17 14 4 35
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 7 7
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 population10,000 - 50,000
Phone6092583000

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