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Engineering at Princeton University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Princeton ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Princeton

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Princeton Engineering Rankings

Princeton was ranked #43 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for engineering majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #3 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Engineering Graduates 4
Best Colleges for Engineering 43
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 53
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 54
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 61

Popularity of Engineering at Princeton

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Princeton University handed out 382 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #118 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 12% over the previous year when 340 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 128 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Princeton. This makes it the #116 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 95 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #29 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Princeton Engineering Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Princeton University.

Princeton Engineering Bachelor’s Program

The engineering program at Princeton awarded 382 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 64% of these degrees went to men with the other 36% going to women.

Princeton Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Princeton University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 119
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 26
White 140
Non-Resident Aliens 58
Other Races 18

Princeton Engineering Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 128 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from Princeton. About 78% were men and 22% were women.

Princeton Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Princeton University with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Princeton University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 27
Non-Resident Aliens 72
Other Races 11

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Computer Engineering 218
Electrical Engineering 101
Chemical Engineering 89
Mechanical Engineering 86
Operations Research 74
Civil Engineering 37

Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 215
Physical Sciences 179
Mathematics & Statistics 105
Architecture & Related Services 40
Natural Resources & Conservation 6

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