This prince's kingdom is covered with ivy. princeton university is a member of the ivy league, an elite group of top-ranked schools in the northeast us. the research university offers degrees in 34 departments and has about 7,500 students (5,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students). the highly selective school admits about 10% of its total applicants, and more than half of its students receive financial aid. nobel prize winners associated with princeton include woodrow wilson (princeton's president before becoming us president), writer toni morrison, and physicist richard feynman. one of the us's richest universities, princeton has an endowment of more than $16 billion.