Overview

Student Population
8,273
National Rank
#3
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Location Princeton, New Jersey
Online princeton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 31,056 prospective students applied, and 1,990 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,306 enrolled in the school.  8,139 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 134 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $47,140 plus fees of $0. Princeton is ranked 3 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Elite 
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SAT 1480/1580
ACT 31/35
GPA 3.87
Applications Accepted
6.4% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2019
Applicant Competition Extreme

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$47,140
Costs for Princeton University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $15,610
Budget for Other Expenses$2,300
Total One Year Cost$66,150

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$113,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
96% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Princeton University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 25%
Engineering 17%
Biology 10%
History 7%
Human Services 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186131 IPEDS survey data for Princeton University.