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Princeton University

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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Country United States
School name Princeton University
City Princeton
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Anthropology
Architecture (School of)
Art and Archaeology
Astrophysical Sciences
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Classics
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering and Applied Science (School of)
English
French and Italian
Geosciences
German
History
Mathematics
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Molecular Biology
Music
Near Eastern Studies
Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Sociology
Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Faculty
(Graduate)
Anthropology
Applied and Computational Mathematics (Program in)
Architecture (School of)
Art and Archaeology
Astrophysical Sciences
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (Program in)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Classics
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Art and Archaeology (Program in)
East Asian Studies
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering and Applied Science (School of)
English
Finance (Program in)
French and Italian
Geosciences
German
History
History of Science (Program in)
Mathematics
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Molecular Biology
Music
Near Eastern Studies
Neuroscience (Program in)
Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Plasma Physics (Program in)
Politics
Population Studies (Program in)
Psychology
Quantitative and Computational Biology (Program in)
Religion
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Sociology
Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
Public Affairs (master's, doctoral)
Public Policy

Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1746
The number of students (Undergraduate) 5,264
The number of students (Graduate) 2,648
Test required for admission SAT Reasoning Test or ACT plus writing, and two SAT Subject Tests, and TOEFL, plus Princeton's supplements.
% applicants admitted 7.3%
The number of foreign students 1,491
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 7
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 10
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 6
Address 110 West College, Princeton, NJ 08542-0430 USA
Link to official website http://www.princeton.edu/main/
Link to contact website http://www.princeton.edu/main/tools/contacts/