Why Choose?

#1 - We're #1 Princeton is the premier undergraduate institution in the country.
U.S. News & World Report has placed Princeton atop its “Best Colleges”
list in 13 out of the past 15 years.
#2 Faculty Undoubtedly Princeton’s finest resource—the faculty is reowned for
the quality of its research and scholarship. A single faculty teaches
both graduate and undergraduate students.
#3 - Student-to-Faculty Ratio There is one professor for every six students.
Enrollment is approximately 5,300 undergraduates.
#4 - Library Firestone Library is among the largest open-stack
libraries in the world—granting Princeton students
access to 7.2 million volumes.
#5 - Location Located in central New Jersey, the town of Princeton has
about 30,000 residents. Both New York City and
Philadelphia are approximately one hour away
and are easily accessible by train or car.
#6 - Alumni Princeton has the largest endowment per capita of any
major university in the nation—proof that the University’s
alumni are among the most loyal and dedicated in the nation.
#7 - Facilities Our athletic facilities are among the most comprehensive in the nation.
Princeton Stadium, Jadwin Gymnasium, Baker Rink, DeNunzio Pool,
Lenz Tennis Center, and the Class of ‘52 Stadium provide fantastic game
sites for student-athletes and spectators alike. The football stadium has a
seating capacity of 27,800, a state-of-the-art video board, and also
contains the locker room and newly upgraded weight room.
#8 - Athletic Excellence Princeton offers 37 varsity sports and over 50 percent of the student
body competes in varsity or club sports. Our teams are successful
on a national level and the university annually leads the league in titles.
#9 - Unmatched Tradition The Princeton University football program dates back to 1869, when
the Tigers particiated in the first intercollegiate game in the sport’s
history. Since then, Princeton has competed in 148 seasons of
college football, winning 28 National Titles, the winningest
in college football history, twice as many as Alabama (13).