Princeton's Graduate School continues to fully fund Ph.D. candidates
June 7, 2016

Princeton guarantees funding for its regularly enrolled, degree-seeking Ph.D. candidates for all years of regular program enrollment, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance.  The defined Ph.D. program length is generally five years, with a few exceptions of four year programs. Explore our website and learn more…

At Hooding, advanced-degree recipients celebrate hard, successful journey
June 3, 2016

A sultry, overcast day could not dull the energy and excitement of Princeton University's newest advanced-degree recipients and their supporters who gathered Monday, May 30, in Jadwin Gymnasium for the Graduate School Hooding ceremony.

"This ceremony is a welcome opportunity for us to recognize the…

Princeton Research Day highlights work from opera to plasma
May 10, 2016

Frist Campus Center was the center of Princeton University's research universe Thursday afternoon as more than 150 undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers presented their work at the first Princeton Research Day.

The event highlighted research from…

Discovery and community: Graduate students share their experiences
April 14, 2016

Discovery. Community. Diversity. Leadership. These are some of the values that guide graduate education at Princeton University.

About 2,600 students are enrolled in master's and doctoral programs at Princeton's Graduate School, studying closely with faculty in 42 academic departments and programs. Each…

Male graduate students learn about becoming allies to women in STEM
March 17, 2016

Over 100 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff gathered recently for an afternoon presentation focused on helping aspiring male allies to understand the barriers and facilitators to participating in creating an atmosphere of gender equality and respect.

The third annual Women in STEM seminar was hosted by the…

Ph.D. students explore leadership and career options in new University-alumni program
Feb. 10, 2016

Over 60 graduate students from disciplines spanning the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering gathered recently for a daylong conference focusing on leadership development for Ph.D. candidates. 
The "Leading with a Ph.D." conference was the first of a series of events being offered…

Princeton University honors King's legacy, ongoing quest for racial justice
Jan. 22, 2016

Princeton University honored Martin Luther King Jr. during a Jan. 18 ceremony featuring reflections on the civil rights leader's legacy, remarks on the continued quest for racial justice in the United States, musical performances, and a recognition of community and campus service efforts.

The annual Martin Luther King Day celebration…

Princeton holds annual celebration of MLK on Monday, January 18
Jan. 15, 2016

Princeton University will hold its annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, 1 p.m. on campus in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall.  This year’s inspirational program features keynote speaker and graduate alum Wesley L. Harris *68, the Charles Stark Draper Professor of…

AI Position Postings now on website
Jan. 12, 2016

Departments and programs may have AI positions that they are unable to fill with their own graduate students.  The Office of the Dean of the Graduate School now invites such department and programs to list those open and unfilled positions on the Graduate School’s website.  Interested…

Interested in Becoming an RGS?
Dec. 9, 2015

Dean' Kulkarni encourages you to consider an exciting opportunity for graduate students to live in and participate actively in the life of the undergraduate residential colleges (described more fully at

The Resident Graduate Student (RGS) program is intended to…