Princeton University is a vibrant community of learning that endeavors to fulfill its informal motto, "in the nation's service and in the service of all nations." Founded in 1746, Princeton now has a population of approximately 5,200 undergraduates and more than 2,500 graduate students.
Princeton's learning environment is further enriched by its residential campus, which ensures that students can pursue a variety of academic and extracurricular activities as they learn from each other. More than ever, through initiatives such as its pioneering no-loan financial aid program, Princeton is making its unique education accessible to students from a broad range of backgrounds as they aspire to build a better world.
As a research university with an internationally renowned faculty, Princeton seeks to reach the highest levels of achievement in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.