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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 36.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 22.09%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 74.27%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 96.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 19.27%
SAT I Math score 700+: 78.82%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.00%
ACT score 24-29: 13.89%
ACT score 30-36: 86.11%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 26,641
Students admitted: 1,983
Admission rate: 7%
Students per faculty: 6
4-year graduation rate: 90.2%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,699
Full-time enrolled women: 2,576
Part-time enrolled men: 60
Part-time enrolled women: 56
Total enrollment: 5,391

COSTS

Tuition: $43,450
Room and board: $14,160
Est. book expense: $1,050
Fees: $0
Total cost: $58,660
Cost after need-based aid: $16,563
Cost after non-need-based aid: $58,660
Average debt at graduation: $6,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $42,097
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $44,047
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,100
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 58%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 17%