Princeton University advances learning through scholarship, research, and teaching of unsurpassed quality, with an emphasis on undergraduate and doctoral education that is distinctive among the world’s great universities, and with a pervasive commitment to serve the nation and the world.
Renowned for its park-like beauty, Princeton's open campus features extraordinary architecture. The buildings by distinguished architects span more than four centuries and include a variety of styles, including colonial, Collegiate Gothic, Italianate, Romanesque and modern. The University's buildings increasingly incorporate environmental features as part of Princeton's Sustainability Plan to help conserve natural resources.
Princeton's main campus in Princeton Borough and Princeton Township consists of approximately 180 buildings on 500 acres. The University's Campus Plan provides a comprehensive strategy to guide continued development through 2016 and beyond.