Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 5
Private Colleges Ranking: 2

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 65%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 54%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+81%
600-69918%
600+99%

SAT Math Score

700+84%
600-69915%
600+99%

ACT Score

30-3688%
24-2911%
24+99%

Students applied31,056
Students admitted1,990
Admission rate6%

Students per faculty5

4-year graduation rate89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,140
Fees$—
Room and board$15,610
Estimated book expense$1,050
Total cost$63,800

Cost after need-based aid$12,435
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,800

Average debt at graduation$9,005

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$74,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$51,365
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,394

Full-Time

Men2,699
Women2,561

Part-Time

Men74
Women60

Freshmen retained98%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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