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Princeton University

School Profile

  • Princeton UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Princeton, NJ - InternetDict
  • Acceptance Rate: 10%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 4,981
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,243
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,878
Graduate Students: 2,516
 

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Astrophysics
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Comparative Literature
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of East Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Ecology
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Near/Middle Eastern Studies
  • Bachelor of Operations Research
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Slavic
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $35,340
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $35,340

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • Required: SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests; or ACT

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Tigers

Rankings

  • Ranked #1 National Universities
  • Ranked #11 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #8 Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
  • Ranked #8 Chemical
  • Ranked #13 Computer
  • Ranked #11 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #12 Mechanical
  • Ranked #1 Best Undergraduate Teaching
  • Ranked #5 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #3 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #18 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #7 Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
  • Ranked #6 Chemical
  • Ranked #27 Civil
  • Ranked #10 Computer Engineering
  • Ranked #11 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #26 Environmental / Environmental Health
  • Ranked #10 Mechanical
  • Ranked #7 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #9 Ecology / Evolutionary Biology
  • Ranked #10 Genetics / Genomics / Bioinformatics
  • Ranked #10 Molecular Biology
  • Ranked #16 Chemistry
  • Ranked #13 Organic
  • Ranked #14 Physical
  • Ranked #11 Theoretical
  • Ranked #8 Computer Science
  • Ranked #7 Programming Language
  • Ranked #13 Systems
  • Ranked #4 Theory
  • Ranked #9 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #15 Geochemistry
  • Ranked #7 Geophysics and Seismology
  • Ranked #1 Economics
  • Ranked #5 Development Economics
  • Ranked #5 Econometrics
  • Ranked #8 Industrial Organization
  • Ranked #2 International Economics
  • Ranked #3 Labor Economics
  • Ranked #5 Macroeconomics
  • Ranked #3 Microeconomics
  • Ranked #4 Public Finance
  • Ranked #7 English
  • Ranked #7 18th through 20th Century British Literature
  • Ranked #2 African-American Literature
  • Ranked #8 American Literature After 1865
  • Ranked #9 American Literature Before 1865
  • Ranked #4 Gender and Literature
  • Ranked #9 Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Ranked #8 Medieval / Renaissance Literature
  • Ranked #1 History
  • Ranked #7 African-American History
  • Ranked #3 Asian History
  • Ranked #2 Cultural History
  • Ranked #4 European History
  • Ranked #5 Modern U.S. History
  • Ranked #8 U.S. Colonial History
  • Ranked #9 Women's History
  • Ranked #2 Math
  • Ranked #2 Algebra / Number Theory / Algebraic Geometry
  • Ranked #1 Analysis
  • Ranked #7 Applied Math
  • Ranked #3 Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Ranked #3 Geometry
  • Ranked #3 Topology
  • Ranked #5 Physics
  • Ranked #12 Atomic / Molecular / Optical
  • Ranked #8 Condensed Matter
  • Ranked #1 Cosmology / Relativity / Gravity
  • Ranked #3 Elementary Particles / Field / String Theory
  • Ranked #1 Plasma
  • Ranked #7 Quantum
  • Ranked #1 Political Science
  • Ranked #4 American Politics
  • Ranked #2 Comparative Politics
  • Ranked #1 International Politics
  • Ranked #5 Political Methodology
  • Ranked #3 Political Theory
  • Ranked #8 Psychology
  • Ranked #7 Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Ranked #13 Cognitive Psychology
  • Ranked #7 Social Psychology
  • Ranked #4 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #14 Environmental Policy & Management
  • Ranked #11 Health Policy & Management
  • Ranked #6 Public-Policy Analysis
  • Ranked #10 Social Policy
  • Ranked #3 Sociology
  • Ranked #2 Economic Sociology
  • Ranked #7 Historical Sociology
  • Ranked #9 Social Stratification
  • Ranked #1 Sociology of Culture
  • Ranked #12 Sociology of Population

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Admissions Address

Box 430
Princeton, NJ 08544-0430
(609) 258-3060
Fax: (609) 258-6743
uaoffice@princeton.edu
Contact: Janet Rapelye
Dean of Admission

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity most selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 9%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 9%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 26,247
Female applicants 12,817
Male applicants 13,430
Applicants accepted 2,311
Female applicants accepted 1,139
Male applicants accepted 1,172
Freshman enrollment 1,312
Female freshman enrollment 650
Male freshman enrollment 662
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,451
Students accepting place on wait list 1,002
Students accepted from wait list 164

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 29%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.9-4
 

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 91%
SAT Critical Reading average score 740
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 690-790
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score 760
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 710-790
 
SAT Writing average score 750
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 700-790
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 31%
Average ACT Composite score 33
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 31-35
 
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 32-35
 
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 31-35
 

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