Pell-eligible students comprise 21 percent of Princeton's freshman class

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
by office of Communications

Princeton University now has one of the highest percentages of Pell-eligible students among the nation's most selective colleges and universities, with 21 percent of the freshman Class of 2020 eligible for the federal grants that are awarded to low-income students. The percentage of Pell-eligible freshmen is triple that of the Class of 2008.

Read more about the socioeconomic diversity of Princeton's undergraduates.