Established in New Jersey in 1746, Princeton University is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the nation. The university is dedicated to preparing students for careers in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering fields. A world-renowned research university, the school focuses on achieving the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge. As part of this mission, Princeton University offers OpenCourseWare, which allows students around the world to review the university's courses online and free of charge. This includes access to class lectures, outlines, quizzes, and other learning materials from courses in business, engineering, health, medicine, and history.