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Princeton University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Princeton, NJ

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astrophysics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Engineering, Biological/life sciences, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Independent study, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 61% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Public Affairs, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Public Policy, Master of Engineering, Master of Architecture

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Engineering
  • International Affairs
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Asian Studies
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • French
  • Geosciences
  • History of Science and Technology
  • International Affairs
  • Marine Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

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