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Princeton University

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Rating

Private

Type

8,720

Students

$51,870

Tuition

6%

Acceptance

#5

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Princeton, NJ

1 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0070

Rankings

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

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Cost

$52,800/Year
Above Average

Princeton University

$52,800

National Average

$18,347
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

$21,480/year

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

Getting In

6%Acceptance
Very Selective

Princeton University

6%

National

69%
Sat

1460 - 1570

70% of students submit

Admissions Yield

70%

ACT

31 - 35

50% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

5,535Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,338

Part-Time

0
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

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

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Professors
StudentsProfessors5:15:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

5

Number of Library Books

7,463,469

Academic Spend per Student

$60,048

Full-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

Princeton University

$60,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$60,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$74,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

88%