Study at Princeton UniversityFounded in 1746, Princeton University is located in Princeton, New Jersey. Originally, it was established as the College of New Jersey. In 1756, it was moved to Princeton and adopted its present name. The main campus of the college sits on around 600 acres of land. Princeton University has ranked first among national universities from 2001 to 2008 according to U. S. News and World Report. The university comprises of the following academic units:
Profile of Princeton University
Princeton can be found in Princeton, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Princeton.
The school offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at Princeton are in mathematics, engineering, science, fine arts, family and social work, and liberal arts.
The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Princeton turned down 90% of potential students in 2007. Only 25% of students scored 690 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 700 to 790, but ranged both higher and lower.
Classes at Princeton are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at Princeton are well-paid.
In 2007, 7, 261 students were enrolled in the school.
Full-time students are the norm at Princeton. The school has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at Princeton. The school student athletes compete in Ivy Group competitions.
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Princeton, NJ 08544-0070
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