Graduate Admission and Enrollment
Graduate Admission 2009
Admission to Princeton’s Graduate School presents singular opportunities in a community that offers students extraordinary academic and intellectual resources.
Of the 10,126 applicants to the Graduate School for 2009–10, 1,056 were admitted and 552 accepted the offer of admission.
While graduate candidates submit applications to the Graduate School, faculty members in the individual departments that will award the degrees review the applications and make recommendations to the dean for admission.
In 2008–09, Princeton awarded 349 Ph.D.’s and 147 final master’s degrees. The University emphasizes Ph.D. programs in the humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering. Princeton has no business, law, or medical schools.
|School of Architecture||618||38||6%|
|School of Engineering and Applied Science||2,000||284||14%|
|Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs||1,173||143||12%|
Graduate Admission 2009–10: All Master’s and Doctoral Candidates
All percentages rounded
|No.||% of Total||No.||% of Applicants||No.||% of Admits||% of Class|
|Women in science and engineering||1,151||11||166||14||57||34||10|
GRE scores 2009–10
Average Graduate Record Examination scores vary by discipline.
|Woodrow Wilson School||596||659||655|
|Woodrow Wilson School||690||715||712|
Graduate Enrollment 2008–09
The Graduate School enrolled 2,452 degree candidates in 40 departments and programs in academic year 2008–09. Thirty-nine percent of the Graduate School’s students are female, 37 percent are citizens of other countries, and 13 percent are members of U.S. minority groups. The median time from matriculation to receiving a Ph.D. at Princeton, including all departments, is 5.6 years (for 2008–09).
The enrollment of graduate degree candidates by academic division for 2008–09 is given below.
|School of Architecture||85||4|
|School of Engineering and Applied Science||516||21|
|Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs||216||9|