Tool December 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 73.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 45.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 23.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 73.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 97.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 18.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 81.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.00%
ACT score 24-29: 8.00%
ACT score 30-36: 92.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 29,303
Students admitted: 1,911
Admission rate: 7%
Students per faculty: 5
4-year graduation rate: 89%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,717
Full-time enrolled women: 2,534
Part-time enrolled men: 84
Part-time enrolled women: 65
Total enrollment: 5,400

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: $13,643
Cost after non-need-based aid: $61,140
Average debt at graduation: $8,908

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $47,497
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $49,502
Students receiving need-based aid: 3,126
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 58%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 18%

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