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Princeton University was an institution of higher learning in New Jersey on Earth. It was established in 1746 as the College of New Jersey in Elizabeth, New Jersey, then in 1756 was relocated to Princeton and renamed.

Dr. Angela Franklin of Project Hercules graduated from Princeton in 1956, having studied physics, experimental chemistry, biology, electrical engineering, and romance languages. (TOS - Star Trek: Assignment: Earth comic: "Brighter Than a Thousand Suns")

It is unclear which of these subjects Franklin studied at Princeton and which she had studied previous while at Yale University.

Zefram Cochrane once gave a commencement address at Princeton in which he described the events surrounding first contact in April of 2063. In particular he spoke of a group of cybernetic beings from the future who had come to enslave humanity, who were defeated by a group of humans from the future. Cochrane's claims were not taken seriously, and he later retracted his statements. (ENT episode: "Regeneration")

James Whittaker Munroe, administrator of Espoir Station in the late 2260s, was a graduate of Princeton University. (TOS video game: Judgment Rites)

The USS Princeton was presumably named for this institution, or for its namesake city. (TNG episode: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II")

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