Prospective Students

Princeton Preview

All admitted students are invited to attend Princeton Preview, an on-campus program designed as an in-depth introduction to the many dimensions of academic and extracurricular life at Princeton.  During this event, admitted students have the opportunity to attend programs and discussions about studying at Princeton, meet current students and faculty members, and learn about our close-knit residential community.

Post-graduate Placements and Theses

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I would like to visit Princeton with my parents. Do I have to make an appointment to meet with some of the professors?
A. Yes. Professors are usually busy and making an appointment really helps. Email is the best way.

Q. During my visit can I sit in a class and listen to a lecture?
A. Yes.

Q. Which industries do ORFE undergraduate get jobs in?
A. Investment banking, management consultancy, financial trading, medicine, engineering, and economic consulting. See the Academic Guides section for more information.

Q. Do students get jobs through Career Placement or do they find jobs on their own?
A. Most students get jobs through job fairs that take place at the university and through the Center for Career Development.

Q. Are there any student organizations for ORFE students?
A. Yes, there is an ORFE student organization known as Princeton Operations Research Society (PORS). In addition, INFORMS is an international organization for operations research and management science. ORFE students are encouraged to join via this provided application.

Q. What is your placement record?
A. Please see the Academic Guides section for example placements of ORFE students. It contains highlights of the first positions attained by undergraduate students that have completed a major in ORFE, a list that illustrates the types of professional opportunities available to our undergraduate students.

Adam Esquer '14, Director, Baseball Research & Development, San Diego Padres

Adam Esquer '14, Director, Baseball Research & Development, San Diego Padres

Christina Walter '18, Equity Sales and Trading Analyst

Christina Walter '18, Equity Sales and Trading Analyst

Bryton Shang '12, Founder and CEO of Aquabyte

Bryton Shang '12, Founder and CEO of Aquabyte