Statistics for Enrolled Class of 2026

(as of Aug. 23, 2022)



Class Overview

(first-time, first-year)

  • Total enrolled: 1,500
  • 51% of students in the class are female and 49% are male.
  • 17% of students in the class are the first in their families to go to college.
  • 61% of students in the class qualify for financial aid.
  • 21% of students in the class are eligible for need-based Federal Pell Grants.


Middle 50% SAT Scores

  • Math 760-800
  • Evidenced-based Reading and Writing: 730-780


Middle 50% ACT Scores

  • Composite score: 33-35


Secondary School Type

Type Percent of Class
Public 60
Independent Day 17
Religiously Affiliated 13
Non-U.S. Schools 14
Independent Boarding 9
Home-schooled < 1
Military < 1



Group Percent of Class
Asian American 25
International Citizens 15
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino/a/x 8
Multiracial 7
Native American, Hawaiian American or Pacific Islander < 1


Enrollment by U.S. States and Territories

map of country 2022

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The Princeton Class of 2026 includes international students who are citizens of the following 76 countries:

Algeria Ethiopia Japan Pakistan Taiwan
Argentina Finland Jordan Paraguay Tajikistan
Australia France Kazakhstan Peru Tanzania
Austria Georgia Kenya Philippines Thailand
Bangladesh Germany Lebanon Romania Trinidad and Tobago
Belarus Ghana Luxembourg Russia Tunisia
Bolivia Greece Malaysia Rwanda Turkey
Brazil Guatemala Mexico Serbia Ukraine
Canada Hong Kong S.A.R. Mongolia Singapore United Arab Emirates
China Hungary Montenegro South Africa United Kingdom
Colombia India Nepal South Korea Uzbekistan
Croatia Indonesia Netherlands South Sudan Vietnam
Cyprus Ireland New Zealand Spain  
Czech Republic Israel Nicaragua Sri Lanka  
Denmark Italy Nigeria Sweden  
Egypt Jamaica Norway Syria