The Best & Worst

Location
Princeton, NJ
Undergrads
5,327
Tuition
$39,537
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Strong academic program
  2. 2
    Focus on campus undergraduate life
  3. 3
    Renovated dorms
  4. 4
    Tradition and strong alumni programs
  5. 5
    Sunday brunch at Forbes
  6. 6
    Eating clubs for upperclass dining
  7. 7
    Senior nights at the Annex
  8. 8
    Safe campus
  9. 9
    Houseparties
  10. 10
    Sitting out on Alexander Beach on a sunny day

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
98% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 6 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
96% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Easy Financial Aid Process
73% of students surveyed told us that the financial aid process went smoothly and they received the financial aid they needed.
Knowledgeable Professors
100% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Big Dorms
69% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Safe Campus
88% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Highly Satisfied Students
75% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
63% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Strong Alumni Network
94% of students surveyed said the alumni network is very strong and involved in activities on campus.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 51/49 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
93% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 73% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Extremely Diverse
One of the most racially diverse campuses-51% of students are minorities.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    The relative isolation of the town
  2. 2
    Rainy springs
  3. 3
    Old, outdated dorms
  4. 4
    Crowded Stephens Fitness Center
  5. 5
    Rare Big Three Bonfires
  6. 6
    Academic advising system for underclassmen
  7. 7
    High price of stores and restaurants in town
  8. 8
    Boring precepts
  9. 9
    Pizza night in the dining halls
  10. 10
    Non-English speaking TAs and preceptors

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $39,537, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive to Just Get By
50% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was worse than average.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $6,950.
Want a Job? On Your Own
There aren't any placement services for graduates.
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