Princeton University is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics fall in the middle of all Ivy League Schools. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Princeton University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Princeton University ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 27,290 students applied to Princeton University of which 1,908 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 7%. Overall applications increased by 2.4% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 26,641 to 27,290.
For the Class of 2019, 767 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 3,850, yielding an early acceptance rate of 19.9%. Early applications decreased by 0.1% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 3,854 to 3,850.