Princeton University

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from more than 35 majors (called concentrations) as well as 53 certificate programs (minors). View full list here.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 5:1.

  • First-year students take Freshman Seminars as an introduction to academic writing and intellectual inquiry.

  • Students have the opportunity to pursue independent academic research under the guidance of a faculty member. 

  • Pre-professional advising is available for students interested in pursuing careers in the health professions and law.

  • 57% of Princeton's Class of 2016 participated in at least one or more international activity lasting a month or longer.

  • The Bridge Year Program is a tuition-free program that allows a select number of Princeton students to delay the start of their first year in order to engage in nine months of University-sponsored service at one of five international locations.