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  • Undergraduate Financial Aid Office - P.O. Box 591
    Princeton , NJ 08542-0591
    (609) 258-3330
    http://www.princeton.edu/admission/financialaid/

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    Setting
    Large suburb
    Enrollment
    7,724
    Full time
    7,724
    Part time
    -
    Men full time
    4,217
    Women full time
    3,507

    Princeton University More Information

    Type of School
    Four or more years , Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation
    None
    Highest degree offered
    Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
    Calendar
    Semester
    Distance learning opportunities
    No

  • Princeton University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (609) 258-3060
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $65
    Applied 27,189
    Admitted 2,300
    Enrolled 1,300
    Admitted % 8%

    Princeton University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Recommended
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended

    Princeton University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 91%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 700
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 790
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 710
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 800
    Students submitting ACT 29%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 31
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 34

    Princeton University Diversity

    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
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    Non-Resident Alien 19%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
  • Princeton University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $38,650
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $38,650
    Books and Supplies $1,200
    On-campus room and board $12,630
    Off-campus room and board -

    Princeton University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 60%
    Receiving Federal Grants 12% , $5,439 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 60% , $32,754 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 8% , $3,543 on average
  • Princeton University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Architecture 10 39 3
    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    East Asian Studies 8 0 5
    Near and Middle Eastern Studies 10 5 2
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computational Biology 0 6 0
    Ecology 49 10 5
    Molecular Biology 63 17 21
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Finance, General 0 22 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemical Engineering 34 22 17
    Civil Engineering, General 18 7 5
    Computer Engineering, General 52 17 18
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 22 28 25
    Engineering, General 0 0 0
    Mechanical Engineering 51 15 13
    Operations Research 50 12 4
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 57 9 11
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 24 3 6
    Comparative Literature 22 3 7
    French Language and Literature 8 0 4
    German Language and Literature 4 7 4
    Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6 0 7
    Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0 0 0
    Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1 1 3
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History and Philosophy of Science and Technology 0 2 5
    History, General 76 15 15
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Applied Mathematics, General 0 0 6
    Mathematics, General 36 4 8
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 0 0
    Neuroscience 0 2 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Philosophy 32 6 4
    Religion/Religious Studies 19 7 3
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Astrophysics 5 3 3
    Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 0 0 2
    Chemistry, General 38 28 26
    Geology/Earth Science, General 9 4 6
    Physics, General 36 26 29
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 63 9 8
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Public Policy Analysis, General 78 90 10
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 46 4 3
    Demography and Population Studies 0 0 0
    Economics, General 124 18 23
    Political Science and Government, General 104 22 21
    Sociology 59 3 7
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 26 8 10
    Music, General 5 7 2
  • Princeton University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 1
    SAT Subject score report due January 1
    College will notify student by March 28
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline November 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 18

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date -
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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  • Sara from Parkville, MD

    There is no way I would have been able to afford to come here if it hadn't been for Princeton's amazing financial aid program. It's one of the best--if not THE best--in the country, and features no-loan aid packages for everyone. Every penny you… more read full review

    There is no way I would have been able to afford to come here if it hadn't been for Princeton's amazing financial aid program. It's one of the best--if not THE best--in the country, and features no-loan aid packages for everyone. Every penny you get from the University is grant, which means... NO DEBT!! If you get in, give Princeton serious consideration, and don't worry about the money! No matter what your situation is, the University will make sure you can afford it. (But don’t stop looking for outside scholarships: trust me, even with great financial aid, they are still a huge help.) And if you do decide to enroll, let me assure you that whatever you have to pay, Princeton is more than worth it. This place will blow you away. read full review

  • Rachel from Galva, IL

    Be yourself, show how you are different from the thousands of other applicants who only study for hours on end to get accepted. Get involved in your school and community. read full review

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