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The acceptance rate of Princeton University is 4.4%. Total 37,601 students have applied to and 1,647 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 1,290 students enrolled in Princeton University (Admission Yield: 78.3%). The average SAT score is 1,540 and the average ACT score is 35. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $70 and graduate school application fee is $75 at Princeton University.
  • Acceptance Rate: 4.4%
  • Yield: 78.3%
  • SAT Score: 1,540

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2021-2022, total 37,601 students have applied to Princeton University. By gender, 18,737 male and 18,864 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 1,647 (781 male and 866 female) students have accepted and 1,290(619 male and 671 female) have enrolled into Princeton University for academic year 2021-2022. The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Princeton University.
2021-2022 Admission Stats at Princeton University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants37,60118,73718,864
Admitted1,647781866
Enrolled1,290619671
Acceptance Rate 4.38% 4.17% 4.59%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 78.32% 79.26% 77.48%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Princeton University, 719 applicants (56% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 451 applicants (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,570 and 25th percentile score is 1,460. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 106 and 25th percentile score is 98. The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to submit when applying to Princeton University. The next table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Princeton University.
2021-2022 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Princeton University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing720770
SAT Math740800
ACT Composite3335
ACT Math3135
ACT English3436

Offered Degrees at Princeton

Princeton University offers 4 degree/certificate programs - 1 Year Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate (Research). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Princeton University.
Offered Degrees at Princeton University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Princeton

Princeton University accepts Advanced placement (AP) credits, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Princeton University.
Accepted Credits at Princeton University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Princeton University, 3 items are required to and 4 items are recommended to submit. High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations and TOEFL are rquired to submit to apply for Princeton. In addition, High School GPA, High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program and Formal Demonstration of Competencies are recommended to submit. The next figure shows the application requirement to apply for Princeton.

High School GPA

Recommended

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Completion of College Preparatory Program

Recommended

Recommendations

Required

Formal Demonstration of Competencies

Recommended

Admission Test Scores

Considered But Not Required

TOEFL

Required

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