At orientation, talented graduate students from around the world prepare to extend their horizons
Sept. 7, 2022

Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Sept. 6, 2022, 11:11 a.m.

Princeton University welcomed 743 graduate students from 55 countries for the 2022-23 academic year during orientation activities held Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. These incoming graduate students are the Graduate…

Rodney Priestley named dean of Princeton’s Graduate School
March 9, 2022
Written by Denise Valenti

Rodney Priestley, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and vice dean for innovation, has been named dean of Princeton University’s Graduate School. He will begin in his new role on June 1.

Princeton will significantly increase stipends to support graduate students
Jan. 25, 2022
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Princeton University will increase graduate fellowship and stipend rates by an average of 25% to about $40,000 for doctoral candidates during the 10-month academic year. It is the University’s largest one-year increase in graduate student stipend rates.
Princeton provides annual update on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
Oct. 13, 2021
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

As part of the University-wide effort to combat systemic racism, Princeton has published its first annual report highlighting diversity, equity and inclusion work across campus. The report provides a snapshot of projects, programs and initiatives during the 2020-21 academic year, and also includes demographic and climate data about students, staff, faculty and postdoctoral scholars.

Graduate Scholars Program aims to improve graduate experience for students from underrepresented backgrounds
Aug. 31, 2020
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

Mentorship and social and academic support are necessities for graduate school success. For underrepresented students, who may be from low-income backgrounds and/or the first in their families to have attended college, that need often is felt even more keenly.

To enhance and support the academic, social and community development of…

Princeton’s new pre-doctoral fellowship aims to help diversify academic pipeline
Aug. 18, 2020
Written by Emily Aronson


Princeton’s Graduate School has launched a new pre-doctoral fellowship, which will fund students to study at Princeton for a year before they enroll as first-year Ph.D. students. Students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply for…

Princeton receives national award for outstanding commitments to diversity and inclusion
Oct. 15, 2019
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications
Princeton University has received national honors for its outstanding commitments to diversity and inclusion. The 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is given annually to U.S. colleges and universities by the magazine “INSIGHT Into Diversity.” 

The HEED Award recognizes a school’s comprehensive approach to recruiting,…

Princeton welcomes most diverse class of graduate students to campus
Sept. 12, 2019
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

More than 650 new graduate students were welcomed to Princeton University this week. The master’s and doctoral candidates represent the most diverse group of incoming graduate students to Princeton. 

Kicking off Graduate Student Orientation in Richardson Auditorium on…