Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 80.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 36.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24.43%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 72.14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 96.57%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 19.28%
SAT I Math score 700+: 79.29%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.57%
ACT score 24-29: 9.28%
ACT score 30-36: 90.72%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 27,290
Students admitted: 1,948
Admission rate: 7%
Students per faculty: 5
4-year graduation rate: 89.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,729
Full-time enrolled women: 2,548
Part-time enrolled men: 74
Part-time enrolled women: 51
Total enrollment: 5,402

COSTS

Tuition: $45,320
Room and board: $14,770
Est. book expense: $1,050
Fees: $0
Total cost: $61,140
Cost after need-based aid: $16,250
Cost after non-need-based aid: $61,140
Average debt at graduation: $8,577

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $44,890
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $46,858
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,100
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 57%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 16%