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Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
7,853
Princeton University overview
Location Princeton, New Jersey
Online princeton.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Princeton University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 32,835 prospective students applied, and 1,848 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,154 enrolled in the school.  7,768 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 85 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $48,502 plus fees of $0. Princeton is ranked 2 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Princeton is rated within the top 1% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Princeton University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Princeton University overview
SAT 1450/1570
ACT 32/35
GPA 3.92
Applications Accepted
5.6% 
Princeton University overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Extreme
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$48,502
Costs for Princeton University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $15,342
Budget for Other Expenses$3,150
Total One Year Cost$68,044

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Princeton University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.