Princeton University

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The Log College, an influential aspect of Princeton's development
From 1760, the first picture of Nassau Hall
John Witherspoon, President of the college (1768–94) and signer of the Declaration of Independence
James McCosh, President of the college (1868–88)
Woodrow Wilson, President of Princeton University (1902–10) and 28th president of the United States
Pyne Hall, where the first female students lived on campus.
The eastern side of the Washington Road Elm Allée, one of the entrances to the campus
Nassau Hall, the university's oldest building and former capitol of the United States. Pictured in front is Cannon Green.
The Princeton University Art Museum, which holds over 112,000 objects
Finished in 1928, the Princeton University Chapel seats 2,000 people.
Christopher Eisgruber, the 20th and current president of the university
McCosh 50, the largest lecture hall on campus
A picture of Cleveland Tower, part of the Graduate School at Princeton
Firestone Library, the largest of Princeton's libraries
Founded in 1879, Ivy Club is the oldest and wealthiest eating club on campus
Whig Hall, where the American Whig-Cliosophic Society resides.
The McCarter Theatre, where the Princeton Triangle Club premiers its Triangle Show.
FitzRandolph Gates, which by tradition undergraduates do not exit until graduation.
Princeton's mascot is the tiger.
Princeton vs. Lehigh football, September 2007
The annual Cane Spree depicted in 1877
The Princeton University Class of 1879, which included Woodrow Wilson, Mahlon Pitney, Daniel Barringer, and Charles Talcott
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Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Colonial colleges

The colonial colleges are nine institutions of higher education chartered in the Thirteen Colonies before the United States of America became a sovereign nation after the American Revolution.

Map of the nine colonial colleges

Seven of the nine colonial colleges became seven of the eight Ivy League universities: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, and Dartmouth.

Higher education in the United States

Optional stage of formal learning following secondary education.

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By concentrating on ministers and the offspring of wealthy families, elite Eastern colleges such as Harvard, Columbia, and Princeton played a role in the formation of a Northeastern elite.

Residential college

Division of a university that places academic activity in a community setting of students and faculty, usually at a residence and with shared meals, the college having a degree of autonomy and a federated relationship with the overall university.

The University of Bologna in Italy, founded in 1088, is often regarded as the world's oldest university in continuous operation

Another variant at some US universities is residential colleges that do not cover all years at the institute, e.g. Princeton University's system of paired four-year and two-year residential colleges, or Cornell University's West Campus House System, which only takes sophomores and above, with most upperclassmen either living off campus or in dorms unaffiliated with the residential colleges.

Princeton Tigers

Some of the banners highlighting the achievements of the men's and women's basketball teams, as seen below the rafters of their home Jadwin Gymnasium
Princeton vs. Lehigh, September 2007
The varsity lightweight men celebrate winning the Temple Cup at Henley Royal Regatta, July 2009.

The Princeton Tigers are the athletic teams of Princeton University.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

United States Department of Energy national laboratory for plasma physics and nuclear fusion science.

PPPL is located on Princeton University's Forrestal Campus in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey.

Princeton Theological Seminary

Private school of theology in Princeton, New Jersey.

Princeton Seminary in the 1800s
Princeton Seminary class of 1922 (9314078919)
Stuart Hall. The main classroom building of the Princeton Theological Seminary, designed by William Appleton Potter in Venetian Gothic style. Built in 1876.
Miller Chapel
Alexander Hall. The original building of the Princeton Theological Seminary, patterned after Nassau Hall, and designed by John McComb, Jr. Built in 1814.
Princeton Theological Review, Volume 1, Number 1 (1903)
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Founded in 1812 under the auspices of Archibald Alexander, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), it is the second-oldest seminary in the United States.

Princeton, New Jersey

Municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the now-defunct Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

Nassau Hall, which briefly served as the capitol of the United States of America in 1783
The Princeton campus, December 2016
Nassau Street at night, 2016
The Princeton campus was used as one of the sets for the film Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.
A light at the Princeton campus
Battle of Princeton, 1777
Princeton University's Cuyler, Class of 1903, and Walker Halls are dormitories with Collegiate Gothic architecture
Princeton University's Fine Hall, home of its Department of Mathematics
Fuld Hall, home of the Institute for Advanced Study
The Princeton campus is known for having Albert Einstein lecture as well as being one of the eight Ivy League schools.
Princeton High School
U.S. Route 206 in Princeton
The "Dinky" at the Princeton Branch platform at Princeton Junction
Kingston Mill Historic District on the Millstone River

It is the home of Princeton University, which bears its name and moved to the community in 1756 from its previous location in Newark.

Ivy League

American collegiate athletic conference comprising eight private research universities in the Northeastern United States.

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Flags of Ivy League members fly over Columbia's Wien Stadium
Yale University's four-oared crew team, posing with the 1876 Centennial Regatta trophy.
The 1879 Brown varsity baseball team. W.E. White (seated second from right) may have been the first African-American to play major league baseball
Penn's ICAA track champions in 1907
Radcliffe College, one of the Seven Sisters, fully integrated with Harvard in 1999.
Yale rowing team in the annual Harvard–Yale Regatta, 2007
Nassau Hall (1756) at Princeton
University Hall (1770) at Brown University
An illustration of Cornell's rowing team. Rowing is often associated with traditional upper class New England culture
A cartoon portrait of the stereotypical Columbia man, 1902
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, third from left, top row, with his Harvard class in 1904
Harvard Law School students circa 1895
The Yale Bowl during a football game against Cornell
Brown plays Columbia in basketball, 2020
Penn (left) plays Cornell (right), 2019
Cornell and Princeton are longtime lacrosse rivals
Performance of a Greek play at Harvard Stadium in 1903
The Ingalls Rink, Yale's primary hockey facility

Its members are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University.

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Robertson Hall with James FitzGerald's Fountain of Freedom in the foreground

The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (formerly the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) is a professional public policy school at Princeton University.

Marshall Scholarship

Postgraduate scholarship for "intellectually distinguished young Americans [and] their country's future leaders" to study at any university in the United Kingdom.

George C. Marshall, for whom the scholarships are named

Between 1954 and 2021, 255 of 2,138 scholars received their undergraduate degrees from Harvard University (12 per cent), 137 from Princeton University, 123 from Yale University, 94 from Stanford University, and 82 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.