Princeton Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Princeton University is ranked 3rd in National Universities, 7th in World Universities, 1st in New Jersey Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Princeton University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($52,800) is very expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (6%) is very lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,515 SAT, 34 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • The number of students (8,374) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (125 programs).
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National Universities
#3 in National Universities
World Universities
#7 in World Universities
New Jersey Colleges
#1 in New Jersey Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Princeton are $52,800 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $52,800

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $22,587

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Princeton are $53,770 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $53,770

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $21,148

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Princeton is 6% and it is very lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 6%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 73%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Princeton is 70% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 70%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 54%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Princeton is 1,515 and it is extremely competitive scores compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 1,515

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 1,127

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Princeton is 34 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 34

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Princeton is 98% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 98%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 46%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Princeton is 98% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 98%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 74%

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Student Population

The total student population at Princeton is 8,374 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 8,374

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 2,007

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Princeton is $50,655 which is 95.94% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $50,655

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $19,446

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Princeton is 5 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 5 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Princeton offers 125 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 125

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 31

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