Graduation Rate
97.90%
Retention Rate
98.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Princeton University is 97.90% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. 1,257 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,284 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 95.44%.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Princeton University. 1,257 students have completed. In addition, 7 students still enrolled and 20 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)1,2841,284
Completers1,257
(97.90%)
1,257
Still Enrolled7
(0.55%)
7
No Longer Enrolled20
(1.56%)
20

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 1,153 students have completed in 4 years and additional 87 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)1,153
(89.80%)
572
(87.20%)
581
(92.52%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)87
(6.78%)
51
(7.77%)
36
(5.73%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)17
(1.32%)
12
(1.83%)
5
(0.80%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total97.90% (1,257/1,284) 96.80% (635/656) 99.04% (622/628)
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00% (1/1) 100.00% (1/1) - (0/0)
Asian98.89% (268/271) 97.64% (124/127) 100.00% (144/144)
Black (Non-Hispanic)97.09% (100/103) 95.83% (46/48) 98.18% (54/55)
Hispanic96.72% (118/122) 95.38% (62/65) 98.25% (56/57)
White98.40% (555/564) 98.05% (301/307) 98.83% (254/257)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00% (1/1) - (0/0) 100.00% (1/1)
Two or More Race92.16% (47/51) 88.00% (22/25) 96.15% (25/26)
Unknown95.83% (23/24) 90.00% (9/10) 100.00% (14/14)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity