Pell-eligible students comprise 21 percent of Princeton’s freshman class

screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-1-39-06-pmPrinceton University now has one of the highest percentages of Pell-eligible students among the nation’s most selective colleges and universities, with 21 percent of the freshman Class of 2020 eligible for the federal grants that are awarded to low-income students. The percentage of Pell-eligible freshmen is triple that of the Class of 2008.