The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Columbia University has more expensive tuition & fees ($63,530) than Princeton University ($56,010).
  • It is harder to admit to Princeton University than Columbia University.
  • Columbia University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,520) than Princeton University (1,515).
  • Columbia University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Princeton University (34).
  • Columbia University has more students with 30,135 students while Princeton University has 7,853 students.
  • Columbia University has more full-time faculties with 4,327 faculties while Princeton University has 997 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Columbia University in the City of New York and Princeton University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Columbia UniversityPrinceton University
Columbia Universityvs.Princeton University
New York, New YorkLocationPrinceton, New Jersey
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$63,530Tuition & Fees$56,010
59% ($45,881)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($56,126)
$45,881Average Amount of Financial Aid$56,126
6.61 %Acceptance Rates6.41 %
61.41 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)65.63 %
1,520SAT Score1,515
35ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate98 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate83 %
30,135Student Population7,853
4,327Number of Faculties997
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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