The COVID-19 pandemic has led to many changes at Princeton for the 2020-21 academic year. The Princeton Profile does not attempt to capture all the alterations to programs and other offerings which continue to evolve given public health guidance and requirements. Please check directly with relevant offices for the latest information.

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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation’s service and the service of humanity. Its educational mission is to prepare students to pursue meaningful lives and to help address the challenges of the future. To this end, the University aims to enroll the most capable students from all parts of the world and to provide them with an educational experience that strengthens their intellects, sharpens their skills, expands their horizons and prepares them for leadership—all while pursuing the highest possible standards of excellence.

The “Profile” answers the most frequently asked questions about Princeton and highlights many of the diverse resources available on campus, including our generous need-based financial aid program. Additionally, it offers a quick reference to many of the academic, cultural, recreational, economic and community activities that enrich this University and all whom it touches. For more information, visit the Princeton University website.

The information herein is correct as of August 2020.