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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Harvard University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,968) than Princeton University ($48,502).
  • It is harder to admit to Harvard University than Princeton University.
  • Both Harvard University and Princeton University have the same submitted SAT scores (1,515).
  • Both Harvard University and Princeton University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Harvard University has more students with 31,566 students while Princeton University has 8,374 students.
  • Harvard University has more full-time faculties with 2,155 faculties while Princeton University has 979 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Harvard University and Princeton University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Harvard UniversityPrinceton University
Harvard Universityvs.Princeton University
Cambridge, MassachusettsLocationPrinceton, New Jersey
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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)
$53,968Tuition & Fees$48,502
43% ($47,145)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($50,655)
$47,145Average Amount of Financial Aid$50,655
5.16 %Acceptance Rates6.41 %
82.82 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)65.63 %
1,515SAT Score1,515
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate98 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate98 %
31,566Student Population8,374
2,155Number of Faculties979
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio5 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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