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Princeton University

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Overview

Founded in 1746, Princeton University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Princeton (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. Officially accredited/recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Princeton University is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Princeton University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 271 years old H.E. 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. Princeton University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


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

Location


Address 1 Nassau Hall
Princeton
08544-0070 New Jersey
United States
Population range 10,000-49,999
+1 (609) 258 3000
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Princeton University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Princeton University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection 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

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Princeton University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 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 Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Princeton University's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Princeton University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

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


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