Early Admissions & Regular Decision

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Princeton has offered admission to 791 students in its early pool to the Class of 2024 (although the university coyly refrains from telling us how many students applied, suggesting it, too, saw a smaller pool). Of those admitted, 48 percent students who self-identify as students of color, 16 percent are from low income backgrounds, 13 percent are first generation college students, and 11 percent are international students.


Princeton University has offered admission to 1,895 students, or 5.78 percent of the 32,804 applicants to the Class of 2023. Princeton University received 5,335 early action applications and accepted 743 applicants. Last year, for the Class of 2022, Princeton admitted 1,941 out of 35,370 applicants for an admission rate of 5.49 percent.  The class size is expected to be 1,296 students for the Class of 2023 with the goal to expand the undergraduate population by 500 students overall (125 students per class) starting in fall 2022.Of the students offered admission, 52 percent are women and 48 percent are men; 56 percent have self-identified as people of color, including biracial and multiracial students; 63 percent of the admitted students come from public schools. Children of Princeton alumni account for 11 percent of the admitted students.