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.
  • Princeton University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,010) than Harvard University ($55,587).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Princeton University.
  • Harvard University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,530) than Princeton University (1,515).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Princeton University (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 30,391 students while Princeton University has 7,853 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,120 faculties while Princeton University has 997 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and Princeton University.
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Harvard UniversityPrinceton University
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Harvard Universityvs.Princeton University
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationPrinceton, 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)
$55,587Tuition & Fees$56,010
42% ($52,257)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($56,126)
$52,257Average Amount of Financial Aid$56,126
5.16 %Acceptance Rates6.41 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)65.63 %
1,530SAT Score1,515
35ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate98 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
76 %Retention Rate83 %
30,391Student Population7,853
2,120Number of Faculties997
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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