Princeton University admitted 5 students from Greece to the Class of 2017. This is one of the highest numbers of admissions from Greece ever in a single year.
A near record 26,498 applications were submitted for consideration to the Class of 2017. Admission was offered to a total of 1,963 applicants, for an admit rate of 7.4%, the most selective in Princeton's history.
On Thursday, August 22nd, a Princeton Alumni Club meeting was held in Athens to welcome the new Freshmen from Greece and wish them success. Three of the students were from Athens; 2 from Thessaloniki.
Present at the meeting were Dimitris Gondicas, Executive Director of Center for Hellenic Studies, Alexia Inglessis, Katia Katsigera,Vassilis Kertsikoff, Alexis Phylactopoulos , Katia Tsoni, Cosmas Zachos, as well as currently enrolled Princeton Students : Gabriel Banevicius, Ioannis Branikas,Jacqueline Cremos, Konstantinos Koutras, Nikitas Tampakis, George Touloumes, Evangelie Zachos.