Princeton Demographics & DiversityPrinceton, New Jersey
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Princeton are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 19% more male students than female students enrolled at Princeton University with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Princeton has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Princeton serves a high number of out-of-state students with 83% of the student body residing outside of New Jersey or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$81,428 per year
21% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||0.6%|
|Part time Undergrads||0%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186131 IPEDS survey data for Princeton University.