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The Princeton University is an Ivy League private research university situated in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Many undergraduate and graduate programs are available in Princeton like social sciences, engineering, natural sciences and humanities. It has an endowment of $22.723 billion and is the largest endowment per student in the USA.
It was founded in 1746 as the College of New Jersey and in the year 1896 it was rechristened as the Princeton University. During this centennial and a half, it changed three destinations as its location- Elizabeth, Newark and New Jersey.
It is affiliated with the AAU (Association of American Universities), URA (Universities Research Association), and APISCA (Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs).
In 2014/15, the university had 8088 students and 1238 faculty members. 27% of the students were international ones. Princeton has ties with many renowned institutes like Westminster Choir College, Princeton Theology Seminary and Institute for Advanced Study. It grants professional programs through the Bendheim Centre for Finance, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and the School of Architecture. Of the university’s many noted alumni, some are Woodrow Wilson, Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos, Queen Noor of Jordan, and Michelle Obama.