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Princeton's Location and Surroundings
Princeton Borough: intersection of  Nassau and Witherspoon streets (Photo by Jacob Bregman '06

Princeton Borough: intersection of  Nassau and Witherspoon streets (Photo by Jacob Bregman '06
Princeton Borough: corner of
Nassau and Witherspoon streets

Princeton is located in Princeton, N.J., exactly halfway between New York City and Philadelphia. Each is easily accessible from the University by train or car (traveling time is approximately one hour).

The University's main campus is located in Princeton Borough and Princeton Township. The population of the Borough and Township together is 30,000. Students enjoy the variety of restaurants and shops along Nassau and Witherspoon streets, including cafés, book stores, and shopping outlets. Other academic institutions in Princeton include Westminster Choir College, the Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Institute for Advanced Study.

The University also has facilities in West Windsor, N.J. (West Windsor Fields), and Plainsboro, N.J. (James Forrestal Campus).

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