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#1   National
  University 
Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

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Princeton University


Overview

  • 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 5,264 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.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 18% of students at Princeton have family incomes below $60,000.
  • 12% of students at Princeton receive Federal Pell Grants, which mostly go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 60% of students receive financial aid.

 

    Racial Diversity
    African American 8%
    Asian American 17%
    Caucasian 45%
    Hispanic 9%
    International 11%
    Native American <1%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 49%
    Male 51%

     

 
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 School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban
  • Town population: 28,600

Size

  • 2,674 Graduates
  • 5,264 Undergraduates
  • 1,364 Freshmen

Admissions

  • 7.3% applicants admitted
  • 96% in top decile of class
  • SAT CR Middle 50%: 700-790
  • SAT M Middle 50%: 710-800
  • SAT W middle 50%: 710-800
  • ACT Middle 50%: 31-35