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Princeton University

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2018–19) 13
  • THE World University Ranking (2018–19) 7

Student Services and Facilities

Student jobs

  • The Bureau of Self Help organises the Princeton campus employment programme.
  • International students are limited to working 20 hours a week during the academic year and 40 hours a week during vacations.


  • Princeton University was founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, under the name of 'The College of New Jersey'.
  • It moved to Newark in 1747, then to Princeton in 1756, and was renamed Princeton University in 1896.
  • It had close ties to the Presbyterian Church, but has never been affiliated with any denomination and today imposes no religious requirements on its students.


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, United States