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Princeton University

1 Nassau Hall,
Princeton, New Jersey – 08544-0070 
Phone: 
(609)258-3000

INSTITUTION

Princeton University

Website: http://www.princeton.edu/
Financial Website:
For Admissions:
Online Application:

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

4%

Admissions Yield

78%

Applicants Total

37,601

Admissions Total

1,647

ENROLLMENT

Princeton University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,321 and a student faculty ratio of 5:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,376
Total Enrollment
8,478
Undergraduate Enrollment
5,321
Graduate Enrollment
3,157
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
96
Student-to-faculty Ratio
5
Enrolled Total
1,290

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Princeton University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $70
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $56,010
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,490
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,490

ACT Requirements​

35%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Princeton University scored between a 1460 – 1570 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1520. Roughly 56% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
56%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
720
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
770
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
740
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
800

Admissions Criteria

The Princeton University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
8%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
10%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
38%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
23%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

66% of students at Princeton University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $47,136. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

66%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$47,136

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$20,908

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Princeton University has an average graduation rate of 90% within 4 years and 98% within 6 years. At Princeton University, 1,175 students earn a bachelors, 605 receive a master’s, and 293 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 13% of the student body are from foreign countries,15% in-state, and 72% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
15%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
72%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
13%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,175
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
605
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
293
Graduation rate, total cohort
98
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
90
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
98

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