Thank you for your interest in the Graduate School at Princeton University!

This section of the site is designed to provide the information you need to determine how Princeton aligns with your academic and personal vision.

Fields of Study

Our defined Ph.D. program length is generally five years, with a few exceptions for four-year programs. A good place to start exploring is the Fields of Study. For program-specific questions, to determine which degree program is the best fit, or to inquire about meeting with your prospective department or program, please contact the Graduate Program Administrator shown there. 

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Tuition, Costs & Financial Support

For Ph.D. students, Princeton provides full financial support for all years of regular program enrollment, contingent on satisfactory academic performance. Students across all divisions are also encouraged to pursue opportunities to secure grants, fellowships, and other sources of external funding. Learn more about Princeton’s comprehensive Financial Support Model.



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