Below, see the demographics of the staffers and editors who bring you news, opinions, and more.
61.1 percent of ‘Prince’ student respondents receive financial aid.
At the University, approximately 61 percent of
undergraduates receive financial aid. All undergraduates in the Class of 2023 with household incomes of up
to $180,000 per year qualified for
18.5 percent of ‘Prince’ student respondents identify as FLI
(First Generation Low Income). University-level data is not reported. In 2021, 22
percent of those that the University offered admission to identified as FLI.
16.5 percent of ‘Prince’ student respondents identify as a legacy student.
Only 11.3 percent of
students in the Class of 2024 as a whole have parents who are Princeton alumni.
At the 'Prince', about 60 percent of students attended public school. In the Class of 2024, 62.8 percent of students attended public
At the 'Prince', 58 percent of respondents' annual household income is above $125,000.
At the ‘Prince’, 73.1 percent of respondents reported that their parents/guardians had received a Masters, Professional Degree, or Doctorate.
9.8 percent of student respondents identify as having a disability.
University-level data is not reported. 19 percent of undergraduates nationally reported having a disability in 2016.
At the ‘Prince’, AB candidates are slightly overrepresented; 83 percent of respondents are AB candidates. At the
around three-fourths of students are AB candidates.
At the ‘Prince’, Humanities and Social Sciences make up the majority of students’ academic areas of interest.
Within Reporting, Editorial, and Operation sections, the majority of student respondents are in the Humanities
and Social Sciences. Within the Business and Visuals sections, the majority of students are in the Formal
Sciences and Engineering.
Below is a breakdown of the class years at the ‘Prince’, prior to our Fall 2021 recruiting cycle, in which we
recruited over 150 new students across the Class of 2022–2025.
Approximately 60.3 percent of respondents identify as very liberal. Some respondents expressed a desire to include more conservative voices in content, particularly opinion pieces.
A quarter of student respondents identified as agnostic. 26 percent of student respondents believe in a branch of Christianity.
75 percent of student respondents reported that English was their first language. 9 percent reported that English was not their first language.
2.8 percent of student respondents identify as varsity athletes. At the University, student athletes make up 18 percent of the undergraduate population.
8.6 percent of student respondents identify as international students. At the University, international students make up 12 percent of the undergraduate population.