Princeton University is an Ivy League School and its admissions statistics make it one of the most competitive 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 2023 was one of the most challenging years challenging year to be admitted to Princeton University ever. For the Class of 2023, 32,804 students applied to Princeton University of which 1,895 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 5.8%. Overall applications decreased by 7.3% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 35,370 to 32,804.
For the Class of 2023, 743 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 5,335, yielding an early acceptance rate of 13.9%. Early applications decreased by 1.2% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 5,402 to 5,335.