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, New Jersey

Size of main campus: 190 buildings on 500 acres

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


Faculty, including full time, part time and visiting: 1,238 (spring 2016)

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 5:1

Departments: 36

Interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate programs: 53

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 16 million in 10 libraries


Student enrollment: 8,013 total; 5,277 undergraduate; 2,697 graduate (2015-16)

Undergraduate admission rate in 2016-17: 6.5 percent

Undergraduate students on financial aid: 60 percent

Average financial aid award for the Class of 2020: $50,240

International students make up 12 percent of undergraduates

American minorities make up 43 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.