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Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey, United States
  • Ranked 6 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • Ranked 7 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • Ranked 9 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • Ranked 10 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • Ranked 11 QS World University Rankings 2015
  • Ranked 7 THE World University Rankings 2015-2016
  • Ranked 13 QS World University Rankings 2018
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About Princeton University

Princeton is one of the world class, outstanding University in United States. Princeton University located in  Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Princeton University was founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as the College of New Jersey The university moved to Newark in 1747, then to Princeton in 1756 and was renamed Princeton University in 1896. Princeton had educated many talented students. Princeton has been associated with 35 Nobel Laureates, 17 National Medal of Science winners, and three National Humanities Medal winners. In the 2011 QS World University Rankings,Princeton was ranked 13th overall in the world and 9th among US universities.

Campus information

A vast range of cultural, educational, athletic and social activities are available to Princeton students, faculty and staff. Getting involved in campus life is the quickest way to become a part of the University community, and to create one's own Princeton experience. Campus life activities are built around the concepts of encouraging each community member to express his or her talents and to respect all members of our pluralistic community.

One of the University's most distinctive characteristics is its closely knit and integrated residential community. Housing is guaranteed for undergraduates, and nearly all students live on campus. The residential experience is central to Princeton's educational program, and the residential colleges offer students a supportive and enriching environment full of opportunities for personal growth.

To Newark Liberty International Airport

  • N.J. Transit offers a shuttle train, known locally as the "Dinky," between campus (across from McCarter Theatre) and Princeton Junction. At Princeton Junction, you may transfer to N.J. Transit's Northeast Corridor line northbound. Debark the train at Newark Liberty International Airport and transfer to the AirTrain monorail.

To Philadelphia International Airport 

  • Take N.J. Transit train from Princeton (Dinky) Station to Princeton Junction. Transfer to the Northeast Corridor line southbound, which will end in two stops at Trenton station. Transfer to the SEPTA R7 train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station. Take the SEPTA R1 train from 30th Street to the airport.

Accommodation

A vast range of cultural, educational, athletic and social activities are available to Princeton students, faculty and staff. Getting involved in campus life is the quickest way to become a part of the University community, and to create one's own Princeton experience. Campus life activities are built around the concepts of encouraging each community member to express his or her talents and to respect all members of our pluralistic community.

One of the University's most distinctive characteristics is its closely knit and integrated residential community. Housing is guaranteed for undergraduates, and nearly all students live on campus. The residential experience is central to Princeton's educational program, and the residential colleges offer students a supportive and enriching environment full of opportunities for personal growth.

Housing options available for undergraduates range from close-knit residential college communities to individual dormitories for juniors and seniors. For graduate students, dormitory-style rooms are available at the historic Graduate College and unfurnished apartments are offered in several complexes. With the University's four-year residential college system, upperclassmen and graduate students also have the opportunity to live in a residential college. Faculty and staff can rent from the 600 University-owned units near campus.

There also are a wide variety of dining options. Most freshmen and sophomores eat in dining facilities within their residential colleges. Juniors and seniors can take meals at the colleges, eating clubs, student food cooperatives, the Center for Jewish Life and other locations. Graduate students gather for meals in the Graduate College, or with their families in apartments. Faculty and staff have access to Prospect House, which offers both casual and full-service dining.

Additional info

Princeton accepts the Common Application and the Universal College Application. Princeton treats them both equally. To apply using the Common Application, you will need to submit both the Common Application and Princeton’s writing supplement to the Common Application through the Common Application website. Although applying online is preferred, you also may apply by paper. A PDF of the application is available, as well as a PDF of Princeton's writing supplement to the Common Application.

To apply online using the Universal College Application, please visit the Universal College Application website, where you will find the First-Year Admissions Application and Princeton Supplement to the Universal College Application. If you prefer to apply by paper, a PDF of the application is available on the Universal College Application website, as well as a PDF of the Princeton Supplement to the Universal College Application.

Princeton accept students who will begin their freshman year in the fall. Princeton does not offer spring semester entry or a transfer admission option. If you already have started a college or university degree program elsewhere, you are not eligible to apply for admission to Princeton.

If a student has submitted an application on three separate occasions, the Office of Admission generally will not review subsequent applications. In these instances, if an application fee was submitted, it will be returned.

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Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 2 Engineering 3 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 3

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