Princeton University Applications Drop Less Than 1 Percent

Freshman applications to Princeton University declined less than 1 percent for the 2013-2014 academic year, 158 fewer than the previous year.

Princeton received 26,505 applications, the school in Princeton, New Jersey, said today in a statement. The Ivy League school received 26,663 requests for freshman admission last year.

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