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.
  • Cornell University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,282) than Princeton University ($48,502).
  • It is harder to admit to Princeton University than Cornell University.
  • Princeton University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,515) than Cornell University (1,480).
  • Both Princeton University and Cornell University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Cornell University has more students with 23,600 students while Princeton University has 8,374 students.
  • Cornell University has more full-time faculties with 1,821 faculties while Princeton University has 979 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Princeton University and Cornell University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Princeton UniversityCornell University
Princeton Universityvs.Cornell University
Princeton, New JerseyLocationIthaca, New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$48,502Tuition & Fees$59,282
59% ($50,655)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)52% ($39,868)
$50,655Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,868
6.41 %Acceptance Rates12.67 %
65.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)56.17 %
1,515SAT Score1,480
34ACT Score34
98 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate97 %
8,374Student Population23,600
979Number of Faculties1,821
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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