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 Princeton University and Harvard University have the same submitted SAT scores (1,515).
  • Both Princeton University and Harvard 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 - Princeton University and Harvard University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Princeton UniversityHarvard University
Princeton Universityvs.Harvard University
Princeton, New JerseyLocationCambridge, Massachusetts
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$53,968
59% ($50,655)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)43% ($47,145)
$50,655Average Amount of Financial Aid$47,145
6.41 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
65.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,515SAT Score1,515
34ACT Score34
98 %Graduation Rate97 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate99 %
8,374Student Population31,566
979Number of Faculties2,155
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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