Princeton researchers are making contributions across the spectrum of environmental issues, from climate modeling and water management to clean tech and the transition to carbon-free energy. The University has launched a monthly newsletter, The Charge, to highlight these developments and findings.
Princeton University advances learning through scholarship, research, and teaching of unsurpassed quality, with an emphasis on undergraduate and doctoral education that is distinctive among the world’s great universities, and with a pervasive commitment to serve the nation and the world.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey, Princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
Princeton University is a private institution that was founded in 1746. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,321 (fall 2021), its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 600 acres.
Princeton University students will be able to pursue minor courses of study outside of their primary discipline beginning in fall 2023. At present, Princeton offers 54 interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate programs that function, in practice, as minors. Princeton also offers 36 concentrations for major studies.
The University is committed to supporting undocumented and DACA students. Princeton’s admission and financial aid policies are the same for undocumented or DACA students as they are for all other students applying to the University.
Princeton’s central campus consists of approximately 9.5 million square feet of space in more than 200 buildings on about 690 acres. The University also accommodates more than 1,000 units, totaling more than 1.2 million square feet, of rental housing for graduates and faculty/staff.