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Princeton University, Princeton

(4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Established in 1746, Princeton University sits on a 200 ha (500 acre) campus and welcomes 8,000 students each year who learn about humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Take a guided tour of the campus to find out about its educational, cultural, recreational, and athletic aspects. Walk through the grounds and buildings to get a feel for the university's community and culture, and see what one of the wealthiest schools in the United States looks like. The main campus, with its gothic structures and 20th-century sculptures, has been named one of the country's most beautiful by Travel + Leisure magazine. Put Princeton University at the forefront of your travel plans using our Princeton tour planner.
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  • A wonderful and inspiring place to visit to get a feel for this historic and renowned institution. Absolutely stunning buildings filled with the hustle and bustle of student life. What a great place t...  more »
  • The school has beautiful campus in the center of Princeton. The architecture is stunning and old and new mesh well. We took a student walking tour and was able to visit most of the campus.  more »
  • charming, great for a self guided tour, many events open to the public, but don't feed the students they are on a meal plan  more »
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  • Beautiful campus with well planned out colorful trees (during fall). City center has good variety of restaurants. Good visit !
  • Decent, no-frills education at reasonable prices designed to fit any budget.
  • A lot of the students are kinda dumb tbh. But there are fun events and interesting professors
  • Architecture is lovely. Their art museum has one of the most interesting and diverse collections for a museum of its size (including some Chinese terra cotta miniature figures which I believe they are the only ones in the country to have examples of) and a nice collection of antiquities (it helps to have an archeology program).
  • The campus and surrounding areas are warm and inviting. The structure of the curriculum is based on a successful outcome for students.