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About the School:

Princeton is a private research university founded in 1746 and is currently the fourth-oldest institution for higher learning in the United States. It is located in New Jersey on a 600-acre campus. The university utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and enrolls over 8,000 students annually.

Princeton University is considered one of the best schools in the country. Because of its very high research activities, the institution has been classified as “R1: Doctoral University”. It has faculty and staff members with 27 Nobel prize winners.

The university is considered very selective, with an acceptance rate of just 6%. It has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5:1, and applicants getting admitted here typically have an SAT score ranging from 1460 to 1570 or an ACT score of 33 and 35. The most popular majors at Princeton include biological & biomedical science, social science, computer & information science, engineering, and public administration.

The cost of education is very high as compared to universities in many other states. Just the tuition & fees are charged at over $53,000. However, financial support is available, and the average annual grant is $56,500.

Online Presence:

Princeton University provides both online and blended courses in the traditional format and makes use of the Canvas learning management platform. In addition, it also offers Small Private Online Courses (SPOC), which are open to members of the university. It contains online learning modules that support coursework across a number of classes. Moreover, since 2012, the university has been offering its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which is free for everyone. To learn more about these topics, visit the online learning environment page.

Laptop Programs:

With the Student Computer Initiative (SCI) program, you can purchase a laptop that can be paid with a student account, financial aid loan, or credit card. Laptops purchased through this program have benefits like up to 30 days return policy, free Microsoft Office subscription, 4-year warranty, and options to receive one free item with orders. The benefits you get varies depending on the laptop you have chosen. Currently, you can purchase laptops from either Dell or Apple. Visit the service portal to know the complete details on this program.

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