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Princeton, founded in 1746, is a private, Ivy League, comprehensive university. Its 600-acre campus is located in a residential section of Princeton, 50 miles southwest of New York City. The main campus includes Georgian and Gothic architectural styles and contemporary structures by I.M. Pei and Robert Venturi.

Website: www.princeton.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,422
Undergraduate
Students
(49.6%) 2,692 Women
(50.4%) 2,730 Men
2,997
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
6% of 32,804 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.91
SAT Math
750-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
710-770 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$70,900
Tuition and Fees
$50,340
Room and Board
$16,360
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$59,598
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$9,445
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
975
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Princeton Population
29,008
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City, Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
96% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
25.4% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
12.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
45.7% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
11.8%
First-Year Students Returning
97.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
89.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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