Paying for Princeton University

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $48,502 at Princeton University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $56,470.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $20,300 when a student lives on campus at Princeton University.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $48,502
  • Graduate Tuition: $56,470

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $48,502 at Princeton University. The graduate school tuition & fees is $56,470. 61 out of total 4,774 undergraduate students (1%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $56,126.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $20,300 when a student lives on campus at Princeton University. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $69,852 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $13,726.
Princeton University 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$48,502 (2020)
Living Costs$20,300 (On-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$74,150
Average Financial Amount$56,126
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$18,024

Princeton 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of Princeton University are $48,502 for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.89% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $56,470. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.92% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at Princeton University
UndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$43,450-$43,450$1,900
2016-2017$45,300-$45,320$1,900
2017-2018$47,140-$47,140$1,800
2018-2019$49,450$890$49,450$1,800
2019-2020$51,870$930$51,870$1,900
2020-2021$48,502-$53,890$2,580

Princeton 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $17,149 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Princeton University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.05% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Princeton University
Living On-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,160$2,500
2016-2017$14,770$2,550
2017-2018$15,610$2,300
2018-2019$16,360$3,150
2019-2020$17,150$3,150
2020-2021$15,342$3,150

Princeton 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour at Princeton University is $1,621. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.12% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour Princeton University
UndergraduateGraduate
2015-2016$1,358-
2016-2017$1,418-
2017-2018$1,473-
2018-2019$1,542-
2019-2020$1,621-
2020-2021$1,684-

Princeton 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at Princeton University is $1,050. The book & supply costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies Princeton University
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,050
2016-2017$1,050
2017-2018$1,100
2018-2019$1,050
2019-2020$1,050
2020-2021$1,050

Princeton Alternative Tuition Plans

Princeton University offers alternative tuition plans including Prepaid tuition plan and Tuition payment plan.
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