Overall, Princeton University is an extremely selective school. They receive 31,056 applications every admission cycle . With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it is around 6 percent which equates to about 1,900 students being accepted to the school. Every year, about 70 % of the 1,900 applicants who received the acceptance letter from Princeton University decided to enroll. The ratio of the candidates who applied is 51% and 48% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 48% were typically women preferred Princeton University after receiving the acceptance letter and 51% were men.

Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Princeton University when applying. Often, an ACT score between 31 - 35 or an SAT score between 1,430 - 1,570 is the range that applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits. Princeton University’s undergraduate application fee is $65. To apply to Princeton University, you will need to present these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that students have the completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
31,056
Male 16,098
Female 14,958

 

Acceptance
1,863
Male 965
Female 1,047

 

Enrollment Total
1,306
Male 670
Female 636


Acceptance Rate
6%
Male
6%
Female
7%

 

Yield
70.1%
Male
69.4%
Female
60.7%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$65


Graduate

$90



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank