Graduation Rate at Princeton

The graduation rate at Princeton University is 98.02%. 1,284 students have completed their degree out of 1,310 degree seeking candidates last year. The retention rate is 83% at Princeton University.

  • Graduation Rate: 98%
  • Retention Rate: 83%
  • Earning after 10 years of graduation: $116,300

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Number of Completers and Graduation Rate by Gender

The graduation rate at Princeton University is 98%. The rate is based on number of completers within 150% normal time (For example, 6 years for 4-year bachelor's degree program). Total 1,284 students have completed their degree out of 1,310 candidates who seeking Bachelor degree. Next table shows the graduation rate and number of completers by degree type at Princeton University
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Graduation Rate for Bachelor degree at Princeton University
TotalMaleFemale
Graduation Rate98.02%96.89%99.21%
Total Cohort1,310676634
Number of Completers1,284655629
Number of Transfer-out000
Still Enrolled (not complete)1082
No longer Enrolled (not complete)16133

Graduation Rate for Bachelor's Degree by Completion Time

Next table shows the graduation rate by completion time for bachelor's at Princeton University. The graduation rate in 100% normal time (in 4 years or less) is 89.69%, the 125% normal time (in 5 years) rate is 96.56%, and 150% normal time (in 6 years) rate is 98.02%
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Graduation Rate By Completion Time for BS degree at Princeton University
TotalMaleFemale
in 4 years or less (100% normal time)89.69%88.02%91.48%
in 5 years (125% normal time)96.56%95.27%97.95%
in 6 years (150% normal time)98.02%96.89%99.21%

Average Earning After Graduation from Princeton University

Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from Princeton University. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $73,600 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $116,300 for Princeton University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time for Princeton University Graduate
TotalMaleFemale
After 6 Years$73,600$83,100$61,100
After 7 Years$89,600--
After 8 Years$92,400--
After 9 Years$98,600--
After 10 Years$116,300$140,600$87,300

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