Princeton University Princeton , NJ 4.54 , 134

About Princeton University

institution type
Type of Institution
4 yr
Private not-for-profit
institution tuition
Tuition Range
Over $35K
student to faculty ratio
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
5:1
financial aid percent
Financial Aid Percent
58%
graduate rate
Graduation Rate
90%
accreditation status
Accreditation Status
Accredited

Why Consider Princeton University?

Princeton University is a Four or more years, Private not-for-profit, located in a Princeton setting in Princeton,NJ They offer the following awards: Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor's Degree - Research/Scholarship

General Information

  • Credit Accepted: Advanced placement(AP) credits

  • Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)

  • Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Faculty And Graduate Assistants By Primary FunctionFull-TimePart-Time
Total Faculty 5457 782
 Instructional 0 0
 Research and public service 0 -
Total Graduate Assistants - -
 Instructional 921 -
 Research 0 -

Student Services

  • ROTC Services

  • Study Abroad Services

  • Academic Career Counseling Services

  • Employment Services for Students

  • Library Services

Services and Programs for Service Members and Veterans

  • Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 Gl Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)

  • Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families

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Enrollment, Attendance, Retention Rates and Graduation

Princeton University has a total graduate enrollment of 2,736
For the years 2016-2017 Princeton University awarded: 1282 bachelor's degree, 514 master's degree, 371 doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Financial Aid

15%

Receiving Pell Grants

58%

Receiving Grant or Scholarship Aid

5%

Receiving Student Loans

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Institution Programs

  • Chemical Engineering
    Princeton, NJ

    The Ph.D. program emphasizes independent research, with a grounding in advanced coursework. Our Ph.D. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Graduate Program in Political Science
    Princeton, NJ

    Political philosophy, comparative politics, area studies, U.S. politics, international relations, public law, formal analysis, and quantitative analysis. more >

    • Public Affairs & Social Sciences
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Near Eastern Studies
    Princeton, NJ

    M.A. Program: A two-year course of study in the modern period, with formal language study and thesis. Apply to the Program in Near Eastern Studies specifically. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Astronomy
    Princeton, NJ

    The focus of our program is on training students through exposure to state-of-the-art research. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Computer Science
    Princeton, NJ

    Architecture for high-performance systems; complexity; computational geometry; computer music; computer security; data structures and combinatorial algorithms; distributed computer systems; graphics systems and algorithms; human-computer interface; m more >

    • Technology
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • English Language and Literature
    Princeton, NJ

    All major fields of American and English literature, linguistics, history of the English language, ancillary techniques of historical scholarship, and literary theory. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Mechanics, Materials, and Structures
    Princeton, NJ

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    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering
    Princeton, NJ

    Princeton University has a highly-ranked EE program with a broad slate of research activities, including high-growth fields like wireless communications, computer architecture, semiconductor materials, nanotechnology, and optics. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Architecture
    Princeton, NJ

    The program is broadly based around two areas of study: (1) the design of buildings, cities, and landscapes and (2) the history, theory, and criticism of architecture. The Ph.D. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Psychology
    Princeton, NJ

    The program of graduate work in psychology within the Department of Psychology emphasizes preparation for teaching and research in psychology, with specialization in the following broad areas: perception and cognition, personality and social psycholo more >

    • Public Affairs & Social Sciences
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • East Asian Studies
    Princeton, NJ

    Doctoral training in East Asian languages, literature, and premodern history and civilizations is offered by the Department of East Asian Studies while programs in art, modern history, religion, politics, and sociology, with principal focus on the ci more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Philosophy
    Princeton, NJ

    Metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, the history of philosophy (ancient and modern), and logic. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Center for Photonics and Optoelectronic Materials
    Princeton, NJ

    This interdisciplinary Center utilizes photonic materials, devices, systems and technologies to address a wide range of applications from biotech and communications to imaging, organic displays and nanotechnology. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Chemistry
    Princeton, NJ

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    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Geosciences
    Princeton, NJ

    How does the Earth work? Why is it habitable? How will human activities affect its future? more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Operations Research and Financial Engineering
    Princeton, NJ

    The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering offers programs of study and research in the general fields of optimization, stochastic models, statistics, dynamic resource management, transportation, financial risk management, deriva more >

    • Business
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Ecology
    Princeton, NJ

    Study is directed toward conceptual issues in fields of ecology, evolution, genetics, behavior, and conservation. It combines theory, field observations, and manipulative experiments in the laboratory and in the field. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Anthropology
    Princeton, NJ

    Cultural anthropology: theories of culture, power, language, religion, ethnicity, art, gender, ethnohistory, life history, social and economic organization, colonialism, violence, law, ethnography and relations between psychoanalysis, medicine, and m more >

    • Public Affairs & Social Sciences
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Physics
    Princeton, NJ

    Theoretical Elementary particles, field theory, computational physics, condensed matter physics, cosmology, astrophysics, and mathematical physics. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Archaeology
    Princeton, NJ

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    • Fine Arts & Design
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • History
    Princeton, NJ

    American, Russian, European, East Asian, South Asian, African, and Latin American history. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • German Studies
    Princeton, NJ

    German literature and culture from its beginning to the present with emphasis on interdisciplinary research. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Ph.D. - Biology
    Princeton, NJ

    Cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, and molecular biology. Special strengths in molecular biology, developmental biology, genetics, cell biology, virology, immunology, biochemistry, and biophysics. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Population Studies
    Princeton, NJ

    Population policy, economic demography, population and development, migration, fertility, nuptially, mortality and epidemiology, international health, environmental demography, historical demography, demographic estimation procedures, statistical and more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Interdisciplinary
    Princeton, NJ

    Interdisciplinary program. Each student plans an appropriate course of study from the courses offered throughout the University. Apply to the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Princeton, NJ

    Applied physics and materials science; combustion, propulsion, and energy conversion; fluid mechanics; systems and control/flight sciences and technology; energy and environmental policy; mechanics and materials more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • History of Science
    Princeton, NJ

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    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Mathematics
    Princeton, NJ

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    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Sociology
    Princeton, NJ

    Fields of specialization include: cultural sociology and the sociology of religion; demography; comparative and regional studies, emphasizing East Asia, Russia, Latin America, and the Near East; social differentiation and inequality, including gender more >

    • Public Affairs & Social Sciences
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Ph.D. - Oceanography/Atmospheric Science
    Princeton, NJ

    Study of the physical sciences of the atmosphere and oceans; numerical and theoretical modeling of large-scale circulation, climate, boundary layers, convection, wave phenomena, turbulence, and transport of tracers and pollutants. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Certificate Program in Materials Science and Engineering
    Princeton, NJ

    The Certificate Program in Materials Science and Engineering is offered by the Princeton Materials Institute (PMI) and its eight affiliated departments. more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Masters
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Graduate Program in French
    Princeton, NJ

    All periods of French literatures, including non-European Francophonic; Romance linguistics; cultural and intellectual history; literary theory. No concentration in Italian is available. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Environmental Engineering and Water Resources
    Princeton, NJ

    The Environmental Engineering and Water Resources Program provides students the opportunity to study a broad range of topics related to environmental problems with a focus on the application of modern quantitative techniques to practical problems in more >

    • Math, Science & Engineering
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Statistics and Operations Research
    Princeton, NJ

    The fields of operations research, statistics, and systems analysis have applications in a variety of disciplines in science, engineering, and management. more >

    • Business
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Classics
    Princeton, NJ

    Literature of Greece and Rome, Greek and Roman history, classical philosophy, medieval Latin, paleography, and historical linguistics. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Religion
    Princeton, NJ

    East Asian religions (religious traditions of China and Japan); religions of late antiquity (Christianity, Judaism, and other religions of the Greco-Roman world); Islam (religion, society, and politics in the Muslim world); religions of the Americas, more >

    • Religious Studies
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Program in History of Science
    Princeton, NJ

    The scientific revolution, modern physical and life sciences, American science, technology, medicine, the social and cultural history of science. The Ph.D. is awarded in history. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Music
    Princeton, NJ

    Composition and music history; music theory (including comparative musicology) may be pursued in conjunction with either of these basic areas. more >

    • Fine Arts & Design
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Ph.D. - Economics
    Princeton, NJ

    Econometrics, economic development, industrial organization, international economics, labor economics and industrial relations, macrotheory, mathematical economics, microtheory, monetary economics, financial theory, and public finance. more >

    • Public Affairs & Social Sciences
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ
  • Ph.D. - Near Eastern Studies
    Princeton, NJ

    Ph.D. Program: Medieval and modern literature and history of the Near East since the rise of Islam, with Islamic North and West Africa and the Jewish communities of most of this region in late antiquity and Islamic times. M.A. more >

    • Liberal Arts & Humanities
    • Doctorate
    • Campus
    • Princeton, NJ