Princeton University vs. Columbia University

The following statements compare Princeton University and Columbia University in the City of New York and with important academic statistics including tuition, test scores, and admission rate.
  • Both schools are private.
  • Columbia University's tuition is more expensive than Princeton.
  • Columbia University's acceptance rate is lower than Princeton.
  • Columbia University has higher yield (enrollment rate) than Princeton.
  • Columbia University's SAT score is higher than Princeton.
  • Princeton's students to faculty ratio is lower than Columbia University.
  • Columbia University is larger than Princeton with more enrolled students.
  • Princeton has higher amount of financial aid than Columbia University.
  • Princeton's graduation rate is higher than Columbia University.
Princeton University

Princeton University

Private, 4 years • Princeton, NJ #4 National Universities, #1 in New Jersey
Offered Degrees
Certificate Programs
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctorate
Tuition & Fees
$57,410
Financial Aid
$50,583
Test Scores
1,515 SAT
34 ACT
Admission
4.38% Acceptance Rate
78.32% Yield
Enrollment
5,321 Undergraduate
3,157 Graduate
Graduation Rate
98% Graduation Rate
96% Retention Rate
Faculty & Staff
5 to 1 Students to Faculty
997 Faculties (full-time)
6,350 Staffs (full-time)
$195,056 Faculty Salary
$91,629 Staff Salary
Learning Opportunities
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Campus Living
Campus Housing Offered
• $10,690 annual charge
• 5,151 capacity
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's
Post-Graduate Certificate
Master's
Doctorate
Tuition & Fees
$66,139
Financial Aid
$46,156
Test Scores
1,520 SAT
35 ACT
Admission
4.13% Acceptance Rate
65.02% Yield
Enrollment
8,832 Undergraduate
24,944 Graduate
1,494 Online Students
Graduation Rate
97% Graduation Rate
1% Transfer-out Rate
99% Retention Rate
Faculty & Staff
6 to 1 Students to Faculty
4,327 Faculties (full-time)
18,250 Staffs (full-time)
$179,871 Faculty Salary
$90,193 Staff Salary
Learning Opportunities
ROTC
Study Abroad
Campus Living
Campus Housing Offered
• $9,450 annual charge
• 13,071 capacity
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