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  • Diversity Index: 73.38
  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 5,394
  • White: 2,260 (41.9%)
  • Hispanic: 540 (10.0%)
  • Black or African American: 409 (7.6%)
  • Asian: 1,131 (21.0%)
  • Nonresident: 656 (12.2%)
  • Other races: 250 (4.6%)

Princeton University in suburban New Jersey is also a member of the Ivy League. Similar to other highly selective universities, the percentages of Asian and nonresident students at Princeton are higher than the average of all private universities, while the percentages of African American and Hispanic students are below the average. To help create an inclusive campus environment, Princeton launched new courses in cultural studies, developed outreach programs designed to improve college access for underrepresented groups, and embarked on campus-wide strategic plans to improve the university’s diversity climate.

This article originally ran on news.lee.net.

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