Facts and figures
1,289 faculty, including full time, part time and visiting
3,142 graduate students
27 Nobel-prize winning faculty and staff
42 doctoral departments and programs
1,588 research funding awards
$390M in annual sponsored research expenditures*
*Includes Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. See our Sponsored Research Report.
A Vibrant Research Ecosystem
Princeton's research facilities are state-of-the art. Most facilities are available to researchers across disciplines and departments. Learn more about our facilities.
Award-winning research is part of the way that Princeton fulfills its commitment to serving humanity. Many current and former faculty members have achieved high honors.
Princeton receives nearly $400 million in research funding annually. The majority of outside funding comes from federal agencies, with a substantial fraction from industry and foundations.