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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   September 11, 2005, Vol. 95, No. 1   prev   next

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Frist at five: Facility builds on success as campus epicenter
Princeton responds to help Hurricane Katrina victims

Tenure policy aims to make Princeton more family friendly
Mudd Library exhibition commemorates 1945
Online forum to feature ‘tiger tomes’
Campus transformation accelerates during summer construction season

Quimby selected as associate dean of the college
New director, new mission lead Pace Center in new directions
Jeremiah S. Finch, longtime faculty member and administrator, dies at 95
Eminent astrophysicist John Bahcall dies at 70
Spotlight, Staff retirements, Staff obituaries

Ceremony marks beginning of year
Frist open house scheduled for Sept. 14
Calendar of events
By the numbers



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By the numbers

The Princeton class of 2009

Number of students = 1,224

Percent on financial aid = 55 (record)

Number of applications = 16,510 (record)

Percent admitted = 10.9

Percent admitted through early decision = 48

Percent men = 53.4

Percent women = 46.6

Number of states represented = 49 plus Washington, D.C.

Number of countries represented = 37

Percent students of color = 35.2

Percent international students = 8.9

Percent sons/daughters of alumni = 12

Total undergraduate enrollment = 4,731

Fall 2005 entering graduate students

Number pursuing doctoral degrees = 381

Number seeking master’s degrees = 146

Number of visiting and exchange students = 27

Number of applications = 8,120

Percent admitted = 13

Percent men = 60

Percent women = 40

Percent international students = 37

Percent students of color = 10

Percent in humanities and social sciences = 55

Percent in sciences and engineering = 40

Percent in architecture = 5

Total graduate enrollment = 2,066

Source: Office of Admission and Office of the Dean of the Graduate School; figures are accurate for the pre-registration period — official opening enrollment numbers will be issued by the Office of the Registrar in early October.