Princeton University Admissions

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $90 for graduate school at Princeton University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$90
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 6.00% and yield is 70.02%. 16,720 men and 16,084 women applied to Princeton University and 836 men and 965 women students were accepted. Among them, 602 men and 666 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants32,80416,72016,084
Admitted1,968836965
Enrolled1,378602666
Acceptance Ratio 6.00%5.00%6.00%
Yield 70.02%72.01%69.02%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 940 students (70% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 669 students (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 770 and 25th percentile is 710. The SAT Math score is 800 (75th) and 750 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 106 (75th percentile) and 106 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing710770
SAT Math750800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Princeton University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,462, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Princeton University requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program. Next table summarizes Princeton University application requirements.
Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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