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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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 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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Princeton Early Action Admissions

With the Princeton Early Action admissions rate dropping by 3% after seeing a 10.7% increase in applications this year, some may wonder if the improved numbers are a result of the university extending their deadline. When  Hurricane Sandy hit, many universities extended their Early Action / Early Decision deadlines for … 

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Princeton Admissions

This past Thursday, the Princeton Tigers took on the Kentucky Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Ivy League’s representative in the 14th seed proved a formidable opponent, pushing Kentucky to the final seconds when a Wildcat layup clinched a 59-57 victory for the 3rd seeded favorites. … 

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The Harvard and Princeton Admission Spin

Harvard and Princeton’s announcement this past Thursday that they will be re-instituting Single-Choice Early Action programs for the Class of 2016, after they announced the elimination of similar programs in 2006, came as no surprise in the world of competitive college admissions. And neither did their PR spin. For years, … 

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