Princeton University Class of 2023 Admissions Statistics

Between the Early Action and Regular Decision rounds of admission, Princeton University received 32,804 applications to its Class of 2023. Of these students, 1,895 earned admission (a figure that includes the 743 students who earned admission in the Early Action round as well as the 1,152 students who earned admission … 

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Princeton Class of 2022

Admissions statistics are out for the Princeton Class of 2022. In all, a record 35,370 submitted applications to the Princeton, New Jersey-based institution that ranks #1 in the latest “US News & World Report” college ranking. Of this pool, a pool that has doubled for the university over the last … 

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Princeton’s Single Choice Early Action Policy

In 2006, Princeton University along with Harvard University and the University of Virginia eliminated their Early programs. Princeton and Virginia eliminated their Early Decision programs, while Harvard eliminated its Early Action program — all in the hope of attracting students from a larger socio-economic cross-section of the world. But when … 

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American Veterans at Princeton University

Princeton is making efforts to encourage America’s veterans to apply to the university. In fact, as Victor Hua reports for “The Daily Princetonian” in a piece entitled “U. promotes campus diversity through veteran matriculation,” “Compared to recent graduating years, the Class of 2021 contains a much higher number of students … 

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Princeton’s Effort To Attract Low-Income Students

Does Princeton University seek to attract middle and low-income families? With their eating clubs and perennially powerhouse men’s lacrosse team,  the university certainly has a reputation for catering to our nation’s privileged elite. But make no mistake — Princeton University, like many highly selective colleges, has made a concerted effort in … 

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Race and Princeton Admissions

A piece up on “BuzzFeed” by Molly Hensley-Clancy entitled “Asians With ‘Very Familiar Profiles’: How Princeton’s Admissions Officers Talk About Race” highlights comments about Asian, Latino, and African American applicants discovered as part of a federal probe into Princeton University’s admissions practices over potential racial bias. Regular readers of our … 

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Princeton Admissions Records

A piece up on “CNBC” by Molly Hensley-Clancy entitled “Princeton is scrambling to block its admissions records from being released” paints a portrait of the fight Princeton finds itself in as it tries to keep students’ files from being released under the Freedom of Information Act. And who should be … 

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Princeton Transfer Admissions

It hasn’t happened since 1990. For more than 25 years, not a single student has earned admission as a transfer to Princeton University. That’s because Princeton has had a no-transfer policy. But times are changing for this Ivy League college. Beginning in 2018, Princeton will finally put a plan in … 

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Princeton Class of 2019 Admissions

The admission statistics for the Princeton Class of 2019 are in. In all, the university offered slots to 1,908 students of the 27,290 that applied to the university. 767 of these 1,908 students were previously offered admission in the Single-Choice Early Action round. The admission rate thus stood t 6.99%, … 

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