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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 3,194
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 59%
Average Aid Amount $50,655
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 809
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 62%

Financial Aid Information at Princeton University

For academic year 2017-2018, Total 3,194 students (59% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarship, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $50,655. For freshmen*, 809 students (62% of enrolled students received financial aid.

* Full-time, first-time degree seeking undergraduate students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2017-2018, total 3,194 students (59% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $50,655. It includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Princeton University for all undergraduate students.

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Princeton University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,19459%$50,655
Pell Grants1,00519%$4,670
Federal Student Loans1994%$5,567

Beginning Students Financial Aid

For academic year 2017-2018, total 809 students (62% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 797 students (61% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. Below table shows the number and amount by source of financial aid at Princeton University.

Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Princeton University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid80962%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources78660%$50,758
Federal Grants29322%$6,006
Pell Grants29322%$4,832
Other Federal Grants877%$3,954
State/Local Grants242%$9,350
Institutional Grants78560%$48,295
Student Loans1018%$4,163
Federal Student Loans524%$4,834
Other Student Loans665%$2,562