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Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
Tuition & Aid

Princeton Says...

Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

Estimated cost of attendance for 2011-12
Tuition: $37,000
Room charge: $6,596 Board rate: $5,473
Estimated miscellaneous expenses (books, supplies, laundry, telephone, recreation, etc.): $3,601
Total: $52,670

Financial Aid

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Bang for Your Buck
Princeton operates need-blind admissions, as well as one of the strongest need-based financial aid programs in the country. Once a student is admitted, Princeton meets 100 percent of each student’s demonstrated financial need. One of the first schools in the country to do so, Princeton has... More More
Bottom Line
If you can afford it, Princeton is far from cheap. A year’s tuition is more than $40,100, plus about $13,000 in room and board. You’ll pay another $545 in fees, not to mention personal and academic expenses each year. These figures are nothing to scoff at. However, if you qualify for aid, you’ll be ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 430

Princeton, NJ 08544-0430

United States

Phone: 609-258-3060

Fax: 609-258-6743


Financial Aid Statistics

Receiving any financial aid

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
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Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
Financial aid provided to international students

Expenses per Academic Year

Average Cost for Books and Supplies
Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Available Aid
Financial Aid Methodology Used:Federal and Institutional
Scholarships and Grants:Federal Pell
State Scholarships / Grants
Private Scholarships
College / University Scholarships
Federal Direct Student Loan Programs:Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct PLUS Loans
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL):Federal Nursing Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study):Yes
Highest amount undergraduates earned annually from part-time on-campus work (not including Work Study):$5,000
Direct Lender:Yes

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Financial Aid Application Process

Freshman Financial Aid Notification Date
  • Required Forms
    Institution's own financial aid form
Office Phone Number :609-258-3330

Tuition and Aid

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