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Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. The school is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and is one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Overview
Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as the College of New Jersey. The first classes were held in the home of the university’s founder - priest Jonathan Dickinson. The university moved to Princeton in 1756 and was renamed Princeton University in 1896. In 1902 Woodrow Wilson became the rector of the university. History
Campus The campuses are situated about one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia and a short drive from Trenton-Mercer Airport. Nassau Hall is the oldest building on campus, home to the president's office and a number of other administrative offices.
Campus Princeton has six undergraduate residential colleges, each housing approximately 500 freshmen, sophomores, some juniors and seniors, and a handful of junior and senior resident advisers.
Undergraduate residential colleges 1. Butler College 2. Forbes College 3. Mathey College 4. Rockefeller College 5. Whitman College 6. Wilson College
Campus Springdale Golf Course, Lake Carnegie, McCarter Theatre, University Chapel, Art Museum and the Museum of Natural History.
The teaching process The University has 34 academic departments. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. Students graduate with either the Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) or the Bachelor of Science in engineering (B.S.E.).
The teaching process Princeton does not offer professional schooling generally, but it does offer professional master's degrees (mostly through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) and doctoral programs.
The teaching process All students must listen to a certain number of courses that go beyond their narrow specialization : literature and art, history, sociology, epistemology and cognition, ethics and morality, science, science and technology, foreign language, Creative Writing
Code of Honor 1893 At each exam, which students sit at Princeton, and on each written work, students should write and sign an «oath of honor»: «I pledge my honor that I have not violated the Honor Code during this examination».
Code of Honor 1893 If it's written work, students must write a pledge that their work is not plagiarism: «This paper represents my own work in accordance with University regulations».
Student life Freshmen and sophomores must live in residential colleges, while juniors and seniors typically live in designated upperclassman dormitories. Juniors and seniors also have the option of living off-campus, but high rent in the Princeton area encourages almost all students to live in university housing.
Sport At Princeton University thirty-eight sports teams. They won more championships than any other team universities in the Ivy League.
Notable alumni <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Krugman </li></ul><ul><li>James Madison </li></ul><ul><li>John Nash </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Feynman </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel Tsui </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein and e.t.c </li></ul>