Princeton and Beyond

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.

Seniors’ Post-Graduation Plans

Each year, the Center for Career Development surveys the undergraduate senior class regarding their post-graduation plans. There were 1,287 graduates in the Class of 2019. Almost 100% (1,284 students) completed the annual career plans survey. By Dec. 31, 2019, 92.8% of graduates of the Class of 2019 reported securing their post-graduation outcome. A total of 72.3% of graduates accepted employment and 18.4% confirmed admission to a graduate or professional school.


Princeton alumni contribute extensively to the life of the campus, with more than 26,000 alumni, their families and guests returning annually for Reunions.

There are approximately 95,743 living Princeton alumni, including 27,419 Graduate School alumni. Princeton graduates live in all 50 states and 140 countries. There are 165 Princeton regional associations throughout the world.

In a typical year, 37,900 volunteers work for Princeton in class and regional association activities, fundraising, programs in schools, a career network and internship program, and community service. Many serve in University advisory and leadership roles.