Princeton University

Acceptance Rate 6 %
SAT Average 1,510
Tuition & Fees $48,502
Student Population 7,853
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $56,126

Academic Overview

Princeton University Campus, Princeton, NJ
Princeton University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Princeton, New Jersey. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $48,502 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 7,853 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 6% and the graduation rate is 98% last year.
The salary after graduation from Princeton University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $116,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Princeton University are $48,502. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $56,470 on average.
Princeton University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Princeton. The acceptance rate of Princeton is 6% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 70%. The average graduation rate is 98% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $56,126 and 61% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 7,853 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Princeton University is 6 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Princeton University is 98 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Princeton University is 98 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Princeton University is 7,853
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Princeton University is 5 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $56,126 at Princeton University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Princeton offers 125 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree390
Master's Degree440
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship420

Special Learning Opportunities

Princeton University does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at Princeton University.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,113)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,840)

Veterans Benefits

Princeton University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges