Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

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Princeton University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 1
SAT II Scores Due January 1
College Will Notify March 31
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 13,853 12,811 26,664
Accepted 1,060 1,034 2,094
Acceptance Rate 8% 8% 7%
Enrolled 690 667 1,357

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.89 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(89% of Students Admitted to Princeton University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 700 to 790
  • Math 710 to 800
  • Writing 710 to 800
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 790 800 800
Bottom 25th Percentile 700 710 710

ACT Scores

(31% of Students Admitted to Princeton University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 32 to 35
  • Math 30 to 35
  • Composite 31 to 35
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 35 35 35
Bottom 25th Percentile 32 30 31

Princeton University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent     Not Considered
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Very Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies   Important
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 4
History 2
Math 4
Science 4
Social Studies 2
Lab 2
Other 1
Electives 1 1

Princeton University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($65)   Very Important

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