|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||5:1|
|Dormitory capacity||5,113 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Princeton University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 29,303 applications and only 1,911 students were granted admission. Princeton University is at the #5 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 45% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 73% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1400 to 1590|
|ACT||32 to 35|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Princeton University's tuition was $45,320 for all students regardless of residency (69.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 61% of Princeton University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,282 (which is 2.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Princeton University in 2016-2017, was 49, which is 4% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,417 (which is 8.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Princeton University has enrolled a total of 8,181 students (8,032 students full-time and 149 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and 5,400 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,781 for graduates studies.
Non-resident alien: 22%
Black/African American: 6%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Princeton University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||8%||546|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||7%||447|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||256|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||213|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||153|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Princeton University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Princeton University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $58,300. Last year, out of the total 422 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 376 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 357 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 318 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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