Princeton University requires a minimum of 31 Courses to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at Princeton, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.
Princeton does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Princeton does not offer classes during the summer.
Around 98% of students who started college at Princeton graduate within six years.
Princeton offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Princeton has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
When choosing a major, Princeton students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Princeton below.
Princeton does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Princeton offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Princeton does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Princeton offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Princeton does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..
Princeton does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Princeton does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Princeton has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Princeton include:
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Princeton does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
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