NOTE: If submitting an official score report is a financial hardship, Princeton will continue to review applications with self-reported scores, verified by a school official such as a guidance counselor, college counselor, teacher or dean.To submit your graded written paper, choose one of the following options: Option 1.All applicants are required to take either the SAT or ACT test.
We are proud of the students we enroll, and we understand that we can’t admit every incredible student who applies.
There’s no minimum grade point average or class rank required, but know this: You’re up against the best and the brightest in the world.
They may also be used for credit and placement in the first year program. S., please refer to our information for international students on standardized testing and test flexible policy. We require one letter of evaluation from every applicant.
You may choose any high school teacher to write your letter, as long as he or she has taught you in a core academic subject area (math, science, English, social science, or foreign language) and knows you well.
**Students with an intended major within the College of Science or the College of Engineering must take a unit of Chemistry.
Additionally the following majors require a unit of Physics: Although we require at least 16 academic units for admission, our most competitive applicants will have four units in each major academic area and in the most rigorous level their high school offers.We do not offer an interview as part of the admissions process, so it is through your essays that we are able to hear your voice, learn your sense of humor, empathize with your struggles.We get to know the real you, beyond lists of courses, numbers, and activities. In addition to our standard application requirements, three SAT Subject Tests, one each in History, Foreign Language, and Science, are recommended for home-schooled applicants.Over 22,000 students applied for the 2,065 places in the first-year class of 2019.As we evaluate applications, we admit students who excel within the context of our highly competitive applicant pool.Students may choose the exams they wish to take within these subject areas.If a home-schooled student has an AP exam in one of these subject areas, it can substitute for the SAT Subject Test.If you submit multiple scores, we will superscore the tests for our evaluation.This means we will consider the highest composite score and highest scores on each section, regardless of test date.Note that we do not require the writing portion of the ACT or the SAT. Our most competitive applicants are more than just students—they are creative intellectuals, passionate people with multiple interests.For first-year applicants seeking fall 2020 enrollment, the final acceptable testing dates for the SAT are: SAT Subject Tests, AP tests, and IB tests are not required and are only used in the application process if scores enhance an application. Above all else, they are involved—in the classroom, in the community, and in the relentless pursuit of truth.