Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

#3 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Princeton, NJDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree8,374 Students5.48 % Acceptance Rate5:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    Princeton University is a private (not-for-profit) (4 years or high) college located in Princeton, New Jersey. It has a total enrollment of 8,374 including undergraduate (5,428) and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance rate at Princeton University is 5.48% for academic year 2018-2019 (undergraduate school).

    Princeton University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Rate5.48 %
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)69.02 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$70
    Graduate Application Fees$90

    The acceptance rate is 5.48% at Princeton University where total 35,370 students applied and 1,940 were accepted. The yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 69.02% where 1,339 students finally enrolled out of 1,940 accepted students

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$52,800
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$53,770
    On-Campus Living Costs$17,150

    The tuition & fees at Princeton University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $52,800.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $17,150 when living on campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service


    Princeton University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students. It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Princeton University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Princeton University

Key Stats for Princeton University

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Princeton University$52,800
All U.S. Colleges$15,474
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$22,854
4 Years or High Colleges$19,284
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey$23,734

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Acceptance Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges68.10%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges65.20%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges67.14%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey68.80%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges67.44%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges80.35%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges74.12%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey85.69%

Student Population small

Princeton University8,374
All U.S. Colleges20,490,526
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,265,082
4 Years or High Colleges14,167,576
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey73,723

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges53.28%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey45.17%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in New Jersey76
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