Our Location

9.2

Rating

Private

Type

5328

Students

$51,870

Tuition

6%

Acceptance

86%

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Princeton, NJ

1 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0070

Princeton University is a mid-sized private university located in Princeton, NJ ranked 5thin the nation. It has a total of 5,535 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.78% acceptance rate. Princeton University offers 39 different majors and is best known for its classics and classical languages literatures and linguistics, molecular biology, and ecology and evolutionary biology programs, which are all ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $51,870 per year, Princeton University is extremely costly. After graduation, alumni earn about $74,700 per year, which is 80% above the national median.

Campus Snapshot
#302/676

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#302/676

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#302/676

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Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cost

51870/Year
Below Average

UM-M

$51,870

National

$15,271
Pay with Cash

$74,150/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$18,074/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

6%Acceptance
Very Difficult

UM-M

6%

National

69.05%
Sat

1460 - 1570

70% of students submit

Application Deadline

MISSING

ACT

31 - 35

50% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$90

Students

5422Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

5328

Part-Time

94
Male

60%

In-state

15%

Female

40%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

12%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Public Policy Analysis, General9% Computer Science8% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics74% Others

9% Public Policy Analysis, General

9% Computer Science

8% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

74% Others

Public Policy Analysis, General

9%

213 Graduates

Computer Science

9%

213 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

8%

184 Graduates

History, General

5%

112 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

5%

110 Graduates

Molecular Biology

4%

97 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

4%

93 Graduates

Operations Research

4%

92 Graduates

Academics

B Score
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

7463469

Academic Spend per Student

53%

Fill-time Retention Rate

98%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$60,800/Year

Full-Time

1,177

Part-Time

331
Median Earnings

$60,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

13%

Median Earnings

$74,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

97%