Princeton University

natural sciences and mathematics

13thQS World Ranking

Princeton University History

Founded as the College of New Jersey in Elizabeth in the seventeenth century, Princeton, New Jersey is one of the country’s most historic communities. It’s the 4th oldest college in the USA and is a private Ivy League university.

Princeton University Programs, Courses and Schools

Regarded as one of the best institutions worldwide Princeton has 18 Master’s degree departments, 42 Doctoral departments and programs, 36 Academic Departments and more than 53 interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate programs. It is a medium-sized university and has a total of more than 1,200 faculties and more than 5,200 and 2,700 enrolments in undergraduate and graduate courses respectively.

Princeton has a low student to faculty ratio of 5:1 which helps students develop close working relationships with professors who are leaders in their fields. The most popular majors are Public Policy Analysis, Computer Engineering, Economics, History and Psychology.

Princeton University Campuses

Princeton has an urban campus and it’s a quick train ride away from New York City and Philadelphia. The main campus is located in Princeton Borough and Princeton Township. It has more than 200 buildings and 6 residential colleges. It was named by Travel+Leisure as one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States.

Princeton University Library is one of the world’s foremost research libraries, and it has nine campus locations. Its holdings include millions of books, manuscripts, non-print items and extensive collections of digital text, data, images, audio, video and online resources.

Princeton University Achievements

From 2001 through the current 2019 edition, Princeton University was ranked either first or second among national universities by U.S. News and World Report (USNWR), holding the top spot for 17 of those 19 years.

Princeton is a research-driven institution, and 26 of its faculty and staff members are Nobel Prize winners. The school has also produced its fair share of highly successful entrepreneurs, journalists, actors, and CEOs. Two US presidents and 12 Supreme Court judges are among Princeton University’s alumni body.

Princeton University USP

The financial aid or scholarship offered by Princeton is one of the best. Princeton admission is need-blind, so there is no disadvantage in the admission process for financial aid applicants. 60% of its undergrad students receive financial aid. Its no-loan policy replaces student loans with grant aid that students do not need to pay back. This makes it possible to graduate with little to no debt. It’s one of a handful of universities that applies the same policy to international students.

Princeton was ranked number 3 in politics, number 6 in mathematics and number 5 in economics and econometrics on world university rankings by QS for 2018.

Princeton University Notable Alumni

From First Lady Michelle Obama to Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, Princeton University boasts an impressive array of successful alumni. Its list of alumni also includes Jeff Bezos, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Amazon, Woodrow Wilson, American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States and José Ferrer, Academy Award and Tony Award-winning actor.

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This program offers an outstanding program for astronomy majors at Princeton University. The program is known for its excellence in research and teaching. Our students carry out three independent research projects, in collaboration with a faculty adviser, on topics that range from planetary science to stars, galaxies, black holes, dark-matter, cosmology, the early universe, and more. The relatively small size of the department provides a warm and supportive atmosphere, informal and friendly interactions, and a flexible program plan.

Official high school transcript, School report, Guidance counselor report, Two letter of recommendations, Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical Reading (690-800), Writing (710-800), ACT (32-35)

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In this proram Most students in the standard calculus sequence (MAT103, MAT104, MAT201) or linear algebra (MAT202) are prospective majors in the natural sciences, engineering, finance, economics and other social sciences. However, some math majors start out in these courses and discover their talent and enthusiasm for mathematics there.

Official high school transcript, School report, Guidance counselor report, Two letter of recommendations, Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical Reading (690-800), Writing (710-800), ACT (32-35)

Aerospace Engineer, Actuary, Air Traffic Controller, Airplane Pilot, Architect

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This program offers the Neuroscience Concentration for undergraduates with a strong interest in pursuing an in-depth study of the brain. Neuroscience is a broad interdisciplinary field requiring rigorous preparation in basic science.

Official high school transcript, School report, Guidance counselor report, Two letter of recommendations, Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical Reading (690-800), Writing (710-800), ACT (32-35)

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This program is based on science and technology, and liberal in the sense that it provides for broad intellectual development and can lead to many different types of careers. Students of many disciplines are drawn to ORFE courses because of the strong fundamental education and quantitative training they will receive.

Official high school transcript, School report, Guidance counselor report, Two letter of recommendations, Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical Reading (690-800), Writing (710-800), ACT (32-35)

Senior Research Assoc-Engineer, Operations Research Analyst, Research Lab Specialist Senior, Engineering Research Administration Director

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This program hosts one of the top graduate programs in astronomy and astrophysics, and was ranked #1 in the country in a recent National Academy Report (link is external). Students have access to cutting-edge computational facilities in the department and on campus, and to involvement in several exciting observational projects, among them the Atacama Cosmology Telescope, the Subaru Hyper-SuprimeCam survey, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, the Subaru SEEDS and CHARIS exoplanet searches, and the HAT transiting planet search. Students have a great deal of freedom to choose their research projects and areas, and work directly with the faculty in our lively and congenial department. Follow the links at the left to find out more.

Official transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Resume

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a) Common application or Coalition application or Universal College Application

b) Official high school transcript, School report, Guidance counselor report

c) Two letter of recommendations

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (700-800), Critical Reading (690-800), Writing (710-800), ACT (32-35)

f) Average GPA 3.9

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) Acceptance rate 6.5% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $49055

Tuition fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Princeton University is $18520 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 1

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific dates of submitting application.

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Princeton University Stats

7950

Students

1790

International Students

5250

Undergraduates

2700

Postgraduate

1230

Faculty Strength

6

Student Faculty Ratio

7
%

Acceptance Rate

$
49055

Tuition Fees

$
18520

Living Cost

$
1100

Other Fees

97
%

Avg. Percentage

1590

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in USD