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Princeton Financial Aid

Financial Aid Scoreboard
Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 3,305
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 61%
Average Aid Amount $56,126
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 827
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 62%

Financial Aid Information at Princeton

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 3,305 students (61% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $56,126. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 827 students (62% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Princeton University is $56,010, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 3,305 students (61% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $56,126. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following 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 aid3,30561%$56,126
Pell Grants1,15821%$4,975
Federal Student Loans1673%$5,903

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 827 beginning students (62% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 817 students (61% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the 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 Aid82762%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources80961%$55,465
Federal Grants33025%$6,201
Pell Grants33025%$4,971
Other Federal Grants1028%$3,980
State/Local Grants393%$10,341
Institutional Grants80961%$52,437
Student Loans756%$3,647
Federal Student Loans282%$4,759
Other Student Loans574%$2,462