The University of Princeton is a private Ivy League research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, Unite States. Founded in 1749 it is the 4th oldest university in the USA.
In the Times Higher Education World Ranking 2012-2013 it scored 6th place.
Famous alumni include U.S. Presidents James Madison and Woodrow Wilson, Michelle Obama, Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, Richard Feynman ans even some royals such as Prince Moulay Hicham of Morocco or Queen Noor of Jordan.
The university has its athletic team, the Tigers with orange and black colours. There is a tradition, one of many celebrated at the university, of hosting a ceremonial bonfire in Cannon Green behind Nassau Hall if in the same season the team manages to beat both Harvard and Yale.