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This prince's kingdom is covered with ivy. As one of the eight elite Ivy League schools in the Northeastern US, Princeton is a research university that offers students degrees across 34 departments and 47 interdisciplinary certificate programs. It boasts more than 8,000 students (5,300 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate students). The highly selective school, which enjoys an undergraduate student-faculty ratio of 6:1, admits about 8% of its total applicants. Nobel Prize winners associated with Princeton include Woodrow Wilson, writer Toni Morrison, and physicist Richard Feynman. One of the nation's wealthiest universities, Princeton has an endowment of more than $16 billion.