Princeton University

Acceptance Ratio 6.52%
Yield(Enrollment Ratio) 68.34%
Applicants 29,303
Admitted 1,911
Enrolled 1,306

Applying To Princeton University

The acceptance ratio is 6.52% last year at Princeton University where total 29,303 students applied and 1,911 were accepted. Next table presents general admission information for applying to Princeton University.

Open Admission Policy

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

Princeton University accepts . Next table describes credits that Princeton University accepts.

Calendar SystemUn-Known
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits

Average SAT/ACT Scores

948 applicants (73% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 592 applicants (45%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,590 and 25th percentile score is 1,400. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 105 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Princeton University.

25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading690790
SAT Math710800
SAT Writing
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math3135
ACT English3335
ACT Writing
[chart]SAT Scores at Princeton University
[chart]ACT Scores at Princeton University

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For year 2016-2017, total 29,303 students (15,157 men and 14,146 women) applied to Princeton University and 1,911 (965 men and 946 women) students were accepted. Among them, 670 men and 636 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Princeton University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrolment rates. The admit rate is 6.52% and enrollment rate is 68.34%.

Acceptance Ratio 6.52% 6.37% 6.69%
Enrollment Ratio 68.34% 69.43% 67.23%
[chart]Princeton University Acceptance Ratio

Application Requirements

Princeton University requires 4 articles and recommends 4 articles to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Princeton University

High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2016-2017.