About Princeton University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Princeton University cost?

Princeton University Cost of Attendance
In-state $45,320
Out-of-state $45,320
On-Campus Room and Board $14,770
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $17,732
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Princeton University Financial Aid and Debt

83%

Students paying down their debt

$7,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$78

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 61% $44,198
Federal Grants 17% $5,566
Pell grants 17% $4,308
Other federal grants 5% $3,999
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $8,835
Institutional grants or scholarships 60% $42,307
Student loan aid 9% $4,520
Federal student loans 4% $5,653
Other student loans 6% $3,169

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 128 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 242 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 109 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a challenging class 263 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Princeton University Admissions

What is Princeton University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 7%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 73% of applicants
SAT Reading 690-790
SAT Math 710-800
SAT Writing 710-790
ACT Submissions 45% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Princeton University Campus Life

6:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3

Forbes Ranking

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

97%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5666
Living on campus
Transfer Students 5%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance
Men
52%
Women
48%

Student Diversity

76%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
42.53%
Asian
20.98%
Unknown
19.82%
Hispanic or Latino
8.97%
Black or African American
7.43%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.12%

Princeton University Graduation Success

98%

First Year Student Retention

89%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$80,500

Average Salary After Graduation

About Princeton University

Address

1 Nassau Hall
Princeton, NJ

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify