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Princeton University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Princeton, NJ

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$70,900
Tuition and Fees
$50,340
Room and Board
$16,360
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$3,150
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
faoffice@princeton.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002627
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
968 (71.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
836 (86.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
836 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
836 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$59,598
Need-Based Gift
Received by 836 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $57,700
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 836 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,898
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,516 (66.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,289 (93.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,289 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,289 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$59,389
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,289 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $57,251
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,289 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,138
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
17%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$9,445
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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