Princeton UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Princeton, New Jersey Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$52,800

Avg tuition

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About Princeton University

Princeton University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Princeton, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,419, and admissions are extremely selective, with an acceptance rate of 6%. The university offers 39 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 98%, and a student-faculty ratio of 5:1. Tuition and fees for students are $52,800.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

6% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 6%

Retention Rate 98%

Graduation Rate 98%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1460-1570

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 33-35

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

46%

Female Student Population

5:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

8k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

37%

Non-U.S. Citizen

23%

Asian

17%

Hispanic

9%

Black

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

21% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

21%

State Grant Aid

2%

Institution Grant Aid

62%

Pell Grant

21%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,757
State Grant Aid $9,892
Institution Grant Aid $50,139
Pell Grant Aid $4,915

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships