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Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

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Overview

Princeton University is a University institution located in Princeton, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address P.O. Box 430
Princeton, NJ  08544-1019
United States
Contact Phone: 609-258-3000

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32,835
Applied
1,848
Accepted
4,773
Enrolled
6%
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Female Admissions

16,053
Females Applied
941
Females Accepted
6%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,782
Males Applied
907
Males Accepted
5%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.92
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
3 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
Other requirements: Graded Written Paper

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer March 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 710 770
SAT Math 740 800
ACT Composite 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,890
Private
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Fees

0
Full-time student fees
17,820
Room & board
10,480
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

52,681
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,459
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
50,848
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
52,438
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,773
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.64%
Black or African American 8.92%
White or Caucasian 36.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 25.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 5.91%
Other 1.13%

Gender

Male (49.53%)
Female (50.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1B No
Golf No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark Division 1 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 No
Squash Checkmark Division 1 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Water Polo No Division 1 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,195
Total Faculty
4:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 998
Part-time - 197
Male - 742
Female - 453
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