Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey 1 Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ, 08544
A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • A- Athletics
  • A Campus
  • A+ Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • B+ Party Scene

Princeton University Admissions

Acceptance Rate 5.78%
Acceptance Deadline January 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid 62.86%

Princeton University Cost

Net Price* $18,712
Average Total Aid Awarded $5,757
Students Receiving Financial Aid 62.86%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Princeton University Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 5:1

Princeton University Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Computer Hardware Engineering
  • Economics
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • History
  • Political Science and Government
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Princeton University Online

Offers Online Courses No

Princeton University Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 5,321
Part-Time Undergraduates 107

Princeton University Advisors

Our advisors graduated from the nation’s best universities, so they know first-hand what it takes to stand out in the admissions process.'s advisors include Marshall Scholars, Fulbright recipients, first-generation college students, professional actors and musicians, startup founders, doctors, teachers and more - all rigorously screened and trained to support students and families on their college journeys.

Ryan Morillo
Harvard University
Hi everyone! I'm a junior at Harvard University pursuing a degree in English & Theater, Dance, and Media (TDM) with a secondary in Psychology. My primary interests lie in the fields of entertainment and law. As a first generation Latinx student, I am very passionate about demystifying the college application process and helping you get into the college of your dreams!

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Andrew Worrell
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Hello! My name is Andrew and I am a graduate student pursuing my Master's of Public Policy and Juris Doctorate. I have a bachelor’s degree in Global Economic Studies with a concentration in Latin American studies and a minor in P.P.E from UNC-Chapel Hill. After graduating with my B.A. in 2014, I accepted a position with the College Advising Corps where I spent four years working with students as they navigated the transition from high school to life after graduation. Afterwards, I worked at financial services firm before returning to graduate school. In my spare time you can find me working on my jump shot, hiking, exploring new food, or trying to convince myself to run a marathon.

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Andrea Cooper
Harvard University
I studied Romance languages and Latin American Studies at Harvard University and am currently working in research for a human rights-focused nonprofit.

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Katie Chiou
Brown University
Hi! My name is Katie and I'm a rising senior in Brown's Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME) concentrating in medical anthropology. I've worked for over three years in college advising, with experience in essay editing and extracurricular advising. I specialize in BS/MD applications and interview prep.

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Jim Wynton Cunningham
Princeton University
Hi I'm Jim Cunningham, and I graduated Princeton in 2017 with a degree in philosophy. My strength as an college advisor is essay writing. I'm highly imaginative and have the ability help you bring your college and scholarship essays to life through storytelling

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Anya Ranganathan
Duke University
I'm a New York City entrepreneur passionate about building sustainable food systems, diversity / inclusion work, and leadership development. As a mentor, I focus on the power of storytelling to convey a unique perspective and elevate your brand. In my free time, I'm chipping away at a goal of visiting as many UNESCO World Heritage Sites as possible!

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Shruthi Bharadwaj
Princeton University
I'm a currently undecided student at Princeton University, thinking of majoring in Public Policy/Health or Neuroscience! I have years of English tutoring experience, love to write, and love working with college applicants. I want to help you tell your story in a way that's authentic, stress-free for you, and in a way that will make admissions officers want you on campus ASAP! In my free time, I love TV, cooking, stand-up comedy and a good book.

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Ryan Morillo
Harvard University
Ryan is a rising junior at Harvard University pursuing a degree in English & Theater, Dance, and Media (TDM) with a secondary in Psychology. He is very passionate about demystifying the college application process and helping you get into your dream school!

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Ruben Cuevas
Stanford University
Hey everyone! I'm Ruben, a Computer Science major at Stanford. I'm an entrepreneur, musician, political junkie, and someone who's determined to get you into the schools of your dreams. Selective colleges have so many qualified applicants, so it's necessary to craft an application that stands out to the reader. I believe that every student has something unique about them, whether it's an interest, perspective, or experience, but most don't end up highlighting it. As we work together, we'll discover what makes you unique and create an application that tells a great story, the quality that separates successful applications from the rest. The college application process can be a great time of discovery and reflection and doesn't have to be stressful. Let's make it that way together!

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Ramona Park
Harvard University
Hi there! I'm a junior majoring in Art, Film, and Visual Studies at Harvard University and taking additional coursework in creative writing. I am a Korean heritage student and also pursuing a language citation in Japanese! As a FGLI (First Generation-Low Income) student, I have much experience navigating financial aid, scholarships, fly-in programs, and other related resources. In addition, I had a rollercoaster of a ride being admitted ED to UPenn but then withdrawing, and also switching majors from computer science to art, so I feel equipped to help you with any and every existential crisis. In high school I had a heavy focus on journalism and model UN, however now at Harvard most of my extracurricular activities consist of dance, performing arts, and international relations programs. In my free time, I enjoy illustrating my webtoon and watching 90 Day fiance!

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Kaveh Badrei
Princeton University
Hello! I’m Kaveh, a recent Princeton University graduate who majored in the School of Public and International Affairs with minors in French and the History & Practice of Diplomacy, focusing on public policy, international relations, and human rights. Over the course of my four years at Princeton, I wrote for the campus newspaper and participated in multiple organizations devoted to community service, civic engagement, and diplomacy. I was also an active member of the performing arts scene on campus. Outside the classroom, I have had the chance to work in the fields of public policy and global affairs at non-profit advocacy organizations, international institutions, and local government bodies both inside the US and around the world. I can’t wait to use my skills and experiences to help students achieve their goals on this exciting path to college!

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Isabella Gayoso
Penn State University
Hey! My name is Isabella and I am a rising Junior Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering double major with a minor in Entrepreneurship at Penn State. At Penn State, I hold several distinctions, including being a member of the honors college(Scheyer), the honors engineering scholars program (Leonard Scholars), and a recipient of the Provost Award. Professionally, I worked at SpaceX as an intern for my gap semester in the spring. This summer I am interning for Lockheed Martin Space. During my senior year application cycle, I gained admittance to several top universities, listed on my profile. I also earned several national, regional, and local scholarships including the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship, and I have totaled over $150,000 in scholarship money to date. One of my areas of strength is scholarship applications and essays, both specific to a university or in a national or local application. I also thoroughly understand how to frame a college application in the best way possible by creating cohesive activity descriptions, essays, and short answer responses. I have worked with students in the Pittsburgh area and with International students. This is my first year with CollegeAdvisor, and I’m so excited to help students meet their goals!

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Chloe Webster
Princeton University
I graduated Cum Laude from Phillips Academy Andover and am an incoming undergraduate student at Princeton University (having just taken a gap year). I plan on pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience as well as certificates in Music Performance and Music Theater. I have three years of formal experience tutoring and mentoring high school students. I am extremely passionate about helping students achieve their scholastic goals!

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Maria Acosta Robayo
Harvard University
Hello! My name is Maria and I'm a May 2020 graduate from Harvard, where I was on a pre-medical track and studied Sociology/Global Health Policy. I've worked for 3 years in college advising doing essay revisions/interview prep, guiding students through the application process, and giving talks at high schools about financial aid/admissions at Harvard. I'm currently doing cost-effectiveness analysis for a healthcare institute in Boston, and enjoying working from my family home in sunny Miami. I look forward to helping you successfully navigate the college application process!

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College Testimonials from Clients Who Were Accepted to Princeton University

Francesco Efrem Bonetti
Harvard University

When I started the application process as an international student, nobody around me knew what it consisted of. The time we had available was short and I immediately got along with Genevieve. I was able to portray the full picture of my personality and interests. The application process for colleges in the US is very specific and as an international student with no experience in the USA, getting advice from “insiders” was very helpful. What I loved about CollegeAdvisor is that I was always at the center of the creative process as the only one writing my application.

Frida Ruiz
Princeton University

Working with Ray has been an absolute pleasure. He really listened to my concerns and my ideas and let me take control of most of my essays. He strengthened my writing!

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