Financial Aid at Princeton

Financial Aid Amount Received
$50,655 (95.94% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
59% of 5,428 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

3,194 undergraduate students (59% of all students) have received grants, scholarship, and/or federal student loans at Princeton University. The percentage of students received financial aid lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Compare to similar schools in rankings such as Yale University and Harvard University, the percentage of students received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 55.33%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $50,655 and the average loan amount is $5,567. The average financial aid amount is 95.94% of tuition & fees (tuition & fees: $52,800).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid3,194 59%$161,791,481$50,655
Pell Grants1,005 19%$4,693,042$4,670
Federal Students Loans199 4%$1,107,853$5,567
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid79761%--
Grant or scholarship aid786 60%$39,895,478$50,758
Federal Grants293 22%$1,759,806$6,006
Pell Grants293 22%$1,415,806$4,832
Other Federal Grants87 7%$344,000$3,954
State/Local Grants24 2%$224,389$9,350
Institutional Grants785 60%$37,911,283$48,295
Student Loans101 8%$420,441$4,163
Federal Student Loans52 4%$251,375$4,834
Other Student Loans66 5%$169,066$2,562

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (in most case freshmen), 786 students have received one or more types of financial aid at Princeton University.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $50,758 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $4,163.
Next table shows the financial data by type of aid at Princeton University.

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