Chartered in 1746, Princeton University is the fourth oldest college in the United States. It is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, non - denominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, it seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding.
Princeton?s commitment to undergraduate education is profound. The students can benefit from the extraordinary resources of a world class teaching and research university, and the low student-to-faculty ratio means students are able to develop close working relationships with professors who are leaders in their fields. It?s curriculum emphasizes learning, creativity, innovation and collaboration with a program of liberal arts in the humanities, arts, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.
As a graduate student at Princeton, students will become part of a community of scholars at one of the world?s leading research universities. They will work closely with distinguished faculty, who routinely push the frontiers of human knowledge with their research and scholarship. The university focus is on doctoral education, with a select number of master?s degree programs. Ph.D. degrees across the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering emphasize original and independent scholarship.
Beyond the classroom, students have countless avenues to explore new interests, connect with others and build community in ways that both support and challenge them. With more than 300 student organizations, 38 sports clubs, 15 chaplaincies, and several campus centers, the opportunities for students to explore their interests abound. Graduate students enjoy an array of intellectual, cultural and social events, recreational outings, public service and other activities.
The university campus is located on 500 acres in the bustling heart of New Jersey. The charm of Princeton offers the best of both worlds. A community of approximately 30,000 residents who live in tree-lined neighborhoods. From noodle houses, sandwich shops and gourmet ice cream to farm-to-table fine dining, there are options for everyone.
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