A Princeton Profile 2001-02

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A Princeton Profile

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in service to all nations. This booklet offers alumni, students, faculty, friends, and visitors a quick reference to many of the educational, scholarly, cultural, recreational, economic, and community activities that enrich this University and all whom it touches.

The Profile is designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about the University and to highlight some of the diverse resources available on our campus. For more information, we invite you to visit our Web site at

About Princeton University ... 3
The Faculty ... 4
The Undergraduate College ... 5
     Admission and Enrollment
     Program of Study, Departments and Programs, Areas of Concentration
     Admission and Enrollment
     Awards and Scholarships
     Costs and Financial Aid
     Residential Life, Athletics
     Seniors' Plans, Alumni
The Graduate School ... 18
The School of Architecture ... 20
The School of Engineering and Applied Science ... 22
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs ... 24
Educational Resources ... 26
Scholarship and Research ... 27
Finances ... 28
The Endowment and fund-raising ... 29
Town/Gown Relations ... 31
Officers of the University ... 43
Trustees of the University ... 44
A Princeton Time Line ... 46
2000-01 Academic Calendar ... inside front cover
Telephone Numbers ... inside back cover

Nondiscrimination Statement
In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Princeton University does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran in any phase of its employment process; in any phase of its admission or financial aid programs; or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. The associate provost to the president is the individual designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX, Section 504 and other equal opportunity and affirmative action regulations and laws. Questions or concerns regarding Title IX, Section 504 or other aspects of Princeton's equal opportunity or affirmative action programs, should be directed to: Associate Provost, Princeton University, Three Nassau Hall, Princeton, New Jersey 08544; (609) 258-6110.

Copyright © 2001 by the trustees of Princeton University
Coordinated by the Office of Communications, Stanhope Hall, Alicia G. Brzycki, editor
The information herein is correct as of August 2001.

In the Nation's Service and in the Service of All Nations