- One of the Old University of the United States.
- Ranks at the top according to different sources.
- Two Former Presidents of the United States are their Alumni.
Princeton University was charter in 1746 and It is one of the oldest universities in the United States.
The university established with an aim to train the ministers of that time. The old name of the university was College of New Jersey when it was established in Elizabeth.
In 1747, the college was shifted to Princeton New Jersey and renamed as Princeton University in 1896. The graduate school was established in this institute in 1900.