Financial Aid at Princeton

The average amount of financial aid is $56,126 where 61% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Princeton University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $48,502 at Princeton University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $56,126
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $48,502

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,305 students (61% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $56,126. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Princeton University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Princeton University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid3,30561%$56,126
Pell Grants1,15821%$4,975
Federal Student Loans1673%$5,903

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 827 students (62% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 817 students (61% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $55,465 and the average amount of student loan aid is $3,647. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Princeton University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Princeton University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid82762%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources80961%$55,465
Federal Grants33025%$6,201
Pell Grants33025%$4,971
Other Federal Grants1028%$3,980
State/Local Grants393%$10,341
Institutional Grants80961%$52,437
Student Loans756%$3,647
Federal Student Loans282%$4,759
Other Student Loans574%$2,462

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