PO Box 430, Admission Office,Princeton, NJ 08544-0430 609-258-3060
http://www.princeton.edu admissions@princeton.edu
About Princeton University
  • Year of Foundation 1746
  • Size of Campus 500 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,906
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 49%, 51%, 81%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $37,000
  • Room and Board $12,069
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee 65
  • Enrollment No. 5,029
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Minority Business Association, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, A Fuego, Raks Odalisque, Black Arts Company, Naacho, Flamenco Puro, Russian Club, Romanians at Princeton, Singa
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Science Organization, Baha'i Club, Hindu Students' Council, Agape Christian Fellowship, Baptist Student Fellowship, Center for Jewish Life, Jehovah's Witnesses, Muslim Students Association, Crossroads Christian Fe
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Society of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Society
  • Number of frats 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Distance to nearest train Princeton (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Princeton (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark (40), Philadelphia (45)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 98%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 56%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 20%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 22%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 40
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities The University has 15 libraries(one large main library and 14 specialized libraries)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 6,364,743
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,000
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 87,539
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 400
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 6,253,193
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 2,300
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 88,092
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 330
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Art Museum with Permanent Collection, Museum of Natural History, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 7,200
  • Number Of Subscriptions 44,634
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 45%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rutgers University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,220
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