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Princeton University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Recommended
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Undergraduate Financial Aid Office - P.O. Box 591 Princeton, NJ 08542-0591
Phone: (609) 258-3330
Admissions Phone: (609) 258-3060
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Princeton University
  • Located in Princeton, NJ
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 7,946 students enrolled
  • 7% admitted
  • $40,170 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • GA
  • Dec-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Service, SAT, leadership, excellence in an area of interest and leading a life of character.

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  • Gabriella
  • Oct-27-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    My Dad (who went to Princeton and does interviews for them) says to know what you want to say during the interview. DON'T complain about how much homework you have, because you will have so much more homework there than you do in High School. When the interviewer contacts you, be prompt about getting back to them, he has had so many people that contacted him back after the information from the interview was due. Make sure you have an answer to the question beforehand: Why do you want to go to Princeton? It's very important and many students can't even answer it for him!

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  • Rob from Nashville, TN
  • May-24-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Work hard in high school! It will be quite challenging to be accepted. Perfect your application essay.

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  • Tim from Singapore
  • Apr-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There are no transfers, so work hard and try again for graduate school if you are rejected for Princeton's undergraduate program.

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