National Universities
#3 in National Universities
World Universities
#7 in World Universities
New Jersey Colleges
#1 in New Jersey Colleges

Overview

Princeton University is ranked 3rd in National Universities, 7th in World Universities, and 1st in New Jersey Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Princeton University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $48,502.
  • The acceptance rate (6%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,515 SAT, 34 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • It has very large number of students of 8,374.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (125 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Princeton are $48,502 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $48,502

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

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

4-Years Colleges $22,926

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

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Princeton are $56,470 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $56,470

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

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

4-Years Colleges $18,848

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

Acceptance Rate

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

Princeton University 6%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 70%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

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

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 1,515

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

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

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 34

All U.S. Colleges 68

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

4-Years Colleges 68

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

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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 98%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

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

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 98%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 73%

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

Student Population

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

Princeton University 8,374

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

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

4-Years Colleges 4,686

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

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Princeton is $50,655 which is 104.44% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is much higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University $50,655

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

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

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Princeton University 5 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

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

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

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

Number of Programs

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

Princeton University 125

All U.S. Colleges 37

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

4-Years Colleges 58

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