Princeton UniversityFebruary 14, 2021 2021-12-15 10:12
Princeton is located in an eponymous suburban town in central New Jersey. Its 500-acre campus includes quite a few buildings of historical and architectural significance as well as thoughtful landscaping, and the campus has been widely acclaimed for its physical beauty. The town of Princeton is approximately equidistant from Philadelphia and New York City, putting both of these population centers within easy reach by train or car.
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Program and Curriculum
Princeton’s commitment to undergraduate education is profound. As a student, you benefit from the extraordinary resources of a world-class teaching and research university, and our low student-to-faculty ratio means you are able to develop close working relationships with professors who are leaders in their fields.
Our curriculum emphasizes learning, creativity, innovation and collaboration with a program of liberal arts in the humanities, arts, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. You will explore many disciplines and also develop a deep understanding in one area of concentration.
Eric Schmidt graduated from Princeton in 1976 with bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He later attended University of California at Berkeley and earned a Ph.D in computer science in 1982.
In September 2011, Meg Whitman was named CEO of Hewlett-Packard after serving on the company's board for eight months.Whitman studied economics at Princeton University before obtaining an M.B.A from Harvard University in 1979.
Michelle Obama received a B.A. in sociology in 1985
Jeff Bezos received a B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science in 1986
Brooke Shields graduated with honors in 1987
What Princeton University look for in an undergraduate applicant
What we look for?
We look for students with intellectual curiosity, who have pursued and achieved academic excellence. We also look for students with strong personal and extracurricular accomplishments. Our Advice : Instead of worrying about meeting a specific set of criteria, try to create an application that will help us see your achievements — inside the classroom and out — in their true context, so we can understand your potential to take advantage of the resources at Princeton and the kind of contribution you would make to the Princeton community. Show us what kind of student you are. Show us that you have taken advantage of what your high school has to offer, how you have achieved and contributed in your own particular context. We look for students who make a difference in their schools and communities, so tell us about your leadership activities, interests, special skills and other extracurricular involvements