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Princeton University, an Ivy League school, is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the United States and the world at large. The university was established in 1746, and it has a rich history. It was the fourth college in British North America; it served as the U.S. Capitol for about five months in 1783 and in 1869; the first ever American intercollegiate football game, Princeton vs. Rutgers, was played there. The university’s unofficial motto is “In the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity,” and notable alumni include Presidents James Madison and Woodrow Wilson, former First Lady Michelle Obama, CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos, 44 U.S. governors and hundreds of state and national legislators. Sixty-three Nobel laureates attended Princeton, and over the past 10 years, 22 Rhodes scholars were students there. The campus sits on 500 acres and there are more than 190 campus buildings. It boasts 37 varsity intercollegiate teams, and over the years, 112 Princetonians have gone on to compete in the Olympics. The school’s colors are orange and black, and the mascot is a tiger.
Princeton is a 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 Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township. As of the 2010 United States Census, the municipality's population was 28,572, reflecting the former township's population of 16,265, along with the 12,307 in the former borough.Princeton was founded before the American Revolution and is best known as the home of Princeton University, located in the community since 1756. Although its association with the university is primarily what makes Princeton a college town, other important institutions in the area include the Institute for Advanced Study, Westminster Choir College, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton Theological Seminary, Opinion Research Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Siemens Corporate Research, SRI International, FMC Corporation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Amrep, Church and Dwight, Berlitz International, and Dow Jones & Company. More from Wikipedia...
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Dorm Food:Standard + eating clubs for 2/3 of students and student food cooperatives
Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 300 to choose from
Party Scene:Medium, Thursdays and weekends