Princeton University

Princeton University Ranking

country rank: 16
world rank: 18

University Overview

Princeton University ranking, established in 1746, is a non-profit private higher-education college based in the suburban setting of Princeton, New Jersey (population range of 10,000-49,999). Princeton University ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Princeton University provides a variety of courses and programmes that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 274-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The acceptance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, recreation equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, travel abroad and exchange opportunities, as well as administrative resources, are all available to students at Princeton University.

Princeton University Ranking

University Identity

Name Princeton University
Founded 1746
Motto Dei Sub Numine Viget Under God's power she flourishes
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1 Nassau Hall Princeton 08544-0070 New Jersey United States
Tel +1 (609) 258 3000
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Box 430 Princeton 08542-0430 (609) 258 3060

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Princeton University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 7,295,084 physical volumes, 494,425 physical media, 163,858 digital/electronic medium and 1,961 licensed digital/electronic databases. Princeton University's library has 9 branches.
Housing Yes Princeton University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 5,113 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) Association of American Universities (AAU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Ivy League National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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