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 (1,515) than Princeton University (1,515).
  • Harvard University has higher submitted ACT score (34) 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 - 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
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$56,010Tuition & Fees$55,587
61% ($56,126)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)42% ($52,257)
$56,126Average Amount of Financial Aid$52,257
6.41 %Acceptance Rates5.16 %
65.63 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)82.82 %
1,515SAT Score1,530
34ACT Score35
98 %Graduation Rate98 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
83 %Retention Rate76 %
7,853Student Population30,391
997Number of Faculties2,120
4 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio5 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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