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 Princeton University

Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

1 Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

General information:(609)258-3000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:7,813(5,203 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:6 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $35,340 $36,640 $37,865 -3%
Out-of-state $35,340 $36,640 $37,865 -3%
Books and supplies $1,260 $1,200 $1,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,680 $11,940 $12,069 -1%
Other $2,980 $2,935 $2,800 5%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $51,260 $52,715 $53,934 -2%
Off Campus $36,600 $37,840 $39,065 -5%
Off Campus with Family $36,600 $37,840 $39,065 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $51,260 $52,715 $53,934 -2%
Off Campus $36,600 $37,840 $39,065 -5%
Off Campus with Family $36,600 $37,840 $39,065 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $37,000
In-state fees $865
Out-of-state tuition $37,000
Out-of-state fees $865
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $37,000
In-state fee $1,620
Out-of-state tuition $37,000
Out-of-state fees $1,620
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 782 60% --
Grant or scholarship aid 778 59% $26,375,547 $33,902
Federal grants 145 11% $862,308 $5,947
Pell grants 142 11% $559,558 $3,941
Other federal grants 95 7% $302,750 $3,187
State/local government grant or scholarships 7 1% $21,604 $3,086
Institutional grants or scholarships 778 59% $25,491,635 $32,766
Student loan aid 126 10% $557,486 $4,424
Federal student loans 66 5% $280,000 $4,242
Other student loans 88 7% $277,486 $3,153
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 3,056 59% $108,994,112 $35,666
Pell grants 618 12% $2,354,170 $3,809
Federal student loans 288 6% $1,407,268 $4,886

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

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Fall 2011
Total enrollment 7,813
Undergraduate enrollment 5,203
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 0
Graduate enrollment 2,610
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$65

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$90

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 27,189 14,027 13,162
Percent admitted 8% 8% 9%
Percent admitted who enrolled 8% 5% 5%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1177 91%
ACT 372 29%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 700 790
SAT Math 710 800
SAT Writing 700 790
ACT Composite 31 34
ACT English 32 35
ACT Math 31 35
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 99 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
All Track Combined 7054
Baseball 30-
Basketball 1713
Fencing 1817
Field Hockey -20
Football 103-
Golf 87
Ice Hockey 2620
Lacrosse 4225
Other Sports 33-
Rowing 8885
Soccer 2727
Softball -15
Squash 1416
Swimming and Diving 4445
Tennis 138
Volleyball 1616
Water Polo 2717
Wrestling 29-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1921 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee

Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

06/12/2012 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession110
Drug law violations104 4
Liquor law violations1000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 920
Liquor law violations 1000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 111316
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 011
Burglary 453030
Motor vehicle theft 240
Arson 350
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 71214
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 181112
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate2.2%
Number in default3
Number in repayment132

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00262700

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture21265
Category total21265
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
East Asian Studies1015
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1224
Category total2239
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Computational Biology-10
Ecology6537
Molecular Biology591432
Category total1241839
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Finance, General-19-
Category total-19-
Engineering Colleges
Chemical Engineering271410
Civil Engineering, General211012
Computer Engineering, General361715
Electrical and Electronics Engineering223229
Engineering, General1--
Mechanical Engineering351614
Operations Research66611
Category total2089591
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General5717
Category total5717
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1461
Comparative Literature1425
French Language and Literature1015
German Language and Literature612
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-00
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General230
Spanish Language and Literature1234
Category total581617
History Colleges
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology-41
History, General882115
Category total882516
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-74
Mathematics, General35017
Category total35721
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1--
Category total1--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy2475
Religion/Religious Studies18106
Category total421711
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astrophysics81110
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General-32
Chemistry, General411721
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other584
Physics, General25613
Category total794550
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General54166
Category total54166
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Policy Analysis, General859111
Category total859111
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology30710
Demography and Population Studies-10
Economics, General1292124
Political Science and Government, General1111910
Sociology37175
Category total3076549
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation28159
Music, General1069
Category total382118
Grand total1219465350