Princeton University NJ

Chartered in 1746, and known as the College of New Jersey until 1896, Princeton University was British North America's fourth college. Recognized globally for academic excellence, Princeton today is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning. Princeton simultaneously strives to be one of the leading research universities and the most outstanding undergraduate college in the world. As a research university, it seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding, and in the education of graduate students. Today, more than 1,172 faculty members, who are leaders in their respective disciplines, instruct Princeton's 5,047 undergraduate students and 2,520 graduate students.