Facts & Figures


Established in 1746; Graduate School established in 1900

President: Christopher L. Eisgruber, 2013-present; 20th president

Private university, member of Ivy League athletic conference

Location: Princeton, N.J.

Size of main campus: 180 buildings on 500 acres

Residential college system with 98 percent of undergraduate students living on campus


Faculty, including full time, part time and visiting: 1,177 (spring 2013)

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 6:1

Departments: 34

Interdisciplinary certificate programs: 47

Schools within the University: School of Architecture, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Library holdings: More than 13 million in 10 libraries


Student enrollment: 7,912 total; 5,264 undergraduate; 2,648 graduate (2012-13)

Undergraduate admission rate in 2013-14: 7.4 percent

Undergraduate students on financial aid: 60 percent

Average financial aid award for the Class of 2017: $41,450

International students make up about 11 percent of undergraduates

American minorities make up approximately 38 percent of the undergraduate student body

Additional Resources

Princeton Profile

University Enrollment Statistics


 Judith Weisenfeld

Judith Weisenfeld, the Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion, is one of many faculty members who bring their research and teaching to Princeton's Center for African American Studies.