Princeton University Tours & Campus Information

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of humanity. Chartered in 1746, and known as the College of New Jersey until 1896, it was British North America's fourth college. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. 

Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education. 

The University, which has 5,700 benefits-eligible faculty and staff, is Mercer County's largest private employer and plays a major role in the educational, cultural and economic life of the region.

When visiting Princeton University, make sure to learn more about local hotelsrestaurants and the impressive group of arts and culture organizations. 

For information about taking a tour of Princeton University, please visit the Orange Key website

Learn more about the history of Princeton University and its numerous historic buildings.

Visit the Princeton University Academic Calendar for a full view of upcoming important dates.