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Princeton, New Jersey•
Private 4 Year•
5,000 - 9,999
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. 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. The institution moved to Newark in 1747, then to the current site nine years later, where it was renamed Princeton University in 1896.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
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Out of 15 majors categories at Princeton University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Princeton University within four or six years.