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Best Values in Colleges

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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

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Princeton University is ranked 2 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 89%
Applicants who took ACT 31%

SAT Verbal Score

700+76%
600-69921%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+80%
600-69918%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3684%
24-2916%
24+100%

Students applied26,664
Students admitted2,094
Admission rate8%

Students per faculty6

4-year graduation rate88%
5-year graduation rate95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$40,170
Fees$545
Room and board$13,080
Estimated book expense$2,600
Total cost$56,395

Cost after need-based aid$20,731
Cost after non-need-based aid$56,395

Average debt at graduation$5,096

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$35,664
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,336

Full-Time

Men2,672
Women2,592

Part-Time

Men50
Women22

Freshmen retained98%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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