Princeton Common Data Set

Princeton Unviersity Common Data Set

Princeton Common Data Set

Published December 13, 2019 | Last Updated July 11th, 2023 at 03:30 pm

Princeton Unviersity Common Data Set

Sifting through a college’s Common Data Set can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the most important information from Princeton’s most recent Common Data Set to provide you with the information you need, at a quick glance.

This guide contains key information from Princeton University Common Data Set 2022-2023.

Princeton Common Data Set Quick Facts

Quick Facts

  • Public vs. Private: Private
  • Geographic Region: Mid East
  • State: New Jersey
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 5 to 1
  • Full Time Undergraduates: 5,321

Merit Scholarships for Princeton

  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: N/A
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: N/A

Important Factors Considered For Admissions


  • Rigor of secondary school record
  • Class rank
  • Academic GPA
  • Standardized test scores
  • Application essay
  • Recommendation(s)


  • Extracurricular activities
  • Talent/ability
  • Character/personal qualities

Student Life Information

  • Percentage of students from out-of-state: 82%
  • Percentage of students who join sororities: 0%
  • Percentage of students who join fraternities: 0%

Student Diversity

  • Percentage of nonresident aliens: 12%
  • Percentage of Hispanic/Latino: 11%
  • Percentage of Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 8%
  • Percentage of White, non-Hispanic: 39%
  • Percentage of American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0.17%
  • Percentage of Asian, non-Hispanic: 23%
  • Percentage of Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0.11%
  • Percentage of two or more races, non-Hispanic: 4.77%
  • Percentage of unknown race and/or ethnicity: 1.41%

This information was gathered from the Princeton Common Data Set 2022-2023

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