Princeton University

country rank  20
world rank  23

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University Overview

Founded in 1746, Princeton University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Princeton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Princeton University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Princeton University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 273 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1746
Motto Dei Sub Numine Viget
Under God's power she flourishes
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1 Nassau Hall
Princeton (population range: 10,000-49,999)
08544-0070 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (609) 258 3000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Box 430
Princeton
+1 (609) 258 3060

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Princeton University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Ivy League

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019