- Princeton is an Ivy League university located in Princeton, New Jersey, about an hour's drive from both New York City and Philadelphia. Map.
- Princeton enrolls approximately 5,230 undergraduate students.
- Princeton's financial aid packages meet 100% of need and consist of only grants and work study, not loans. This allows students to graduate without debt.
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- 18% of Princeton's Class of 2018 receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
- 22% of first-year students come from low-income backgrounds.
- 60% of students receive financial aid.
- Princeton will cover the full cost of tuition ($41,820) and room and board ($13,620) for families with a household income of up to $60,000 and typical assets. Students with a family income up to $120,000 and typical assets will receive enough grant assistance in most cases to cover the full cost of tuition and a percentage of room and board.
- The total amount of grant dollars awarded to all undergraduates in 2014-15 by the University will be $131 million.
- Princeton was the first in the country to institute a "no-loan" policy, meaning that every aid package since 2001 has relied completely on grants, which do not have to be repaid, and a campus job.