Applications should be completed in the fall/winter of the year before anticipated enrollment. Applications must be received by January 15, 2015 to guarantee a March 10 decision notification. Interviews may be scheduled and completed before the application is submitted and should be scheduled at your earliest convenience. For international applicants, please note that Part I (Student Biographic) of the Standard Application Online of the application must be submitted on-line before an interview may be scheduled.
With the help of a generous gift from Ambassador Walter Annenberg ’27, the large Peddie endowment now supports an annual need-based financial-aid budget totalling $6 million annually. This year 40% of Peddie students receive some level of aid. For more information about our Financial Aid program, please click on Financial Aid FAQs.
We encourage every family to come to campus for a personal interview and a tour of campus. We believe it is the best way to see the strengths of Peddie and we enjoy meeting our applicants in person. However, if distance makes travel prohibitive, a phone interview with an admission officer may be arranged. Domestic applicants should complete a pre-application formor complete Part I (Student Biographic) of the Standard Application Online (SAO) before calling 609-944-7501 to schedule an interview. For international applicants, please note that Part I (Student Biographic) of the SAO must be submitted on-line before an interview may be scheduled.
Please call the Office of Admission at 609-944-7501 and we will be pleased to make arrangements for your visit. We begin our interviews on September 28th. For international applicants, please note that Part I (Student Biographic) of the Standard Application Online (SAO) must be submitted on-line before an interview may be scheduled. Domestic applicants should complete a pre-application formor complete the Student Biographic of the SAObefore calling 609-944-7501 to schedule an interview.
We believe a visit to campus is the best way to experience Peddie and, therefore strongly recommend that each applicant visit the school for a tour and an interview with an admission officer. However, if distance makes a personal visit impossible we can schedule a telephone or skype interview. Please call 609-944-7501 to schedule.
If you think you need financial aid, you should apply. Admission applications are read without regard to a family's ability to pay. Only in the final phase is the selection process "need aware" as the Admission Committee weighs its decision against available funds.
The term PG refers to a Post Graduate student. PGs are students who have graduated from high school but wish to pursue an additional year of study at an independent boarding school before moving on to a college or university. Peddie traditionally enrolls as many as 15 PGs each year. Students often consider a PG year for academic, personal, social and/or athletic reasons.
Applicants for the PG program follow the same application procedures as other students interested in attending Peddie. PG candidates should submit SAT or ACT scores and a graded writing sample in addition to the other application materials.
PGs may participate in interscholastic athletics provided he or she does not turn 19 years old before September 1 of the year in which they attend Peddie. Please note that MAPL rules limit the number of post-graduate students on the roster for football -- no more than 4 -- and for boys' basketball -- no more than 2. PG candidates interested in athletics should contact the Head Coach of the the program(s) in which they have an interest.
Newark's Liberty Airport is only about 45 minutes from Peddie and is easily acccessible. New York's La Guardia and JFK airports are a little more than an hour from campus. Students may also fly into Philadelphia, which is slightly over an hour from Peddie.
Peddie is proud of its diverse student body, which is made up of students of all backgrounds from arond the world and across the U.S. About 26% of our students are U.S. students of color. Fourteen percent of our students are international students and we have citizens of 30 different countries enrolled. The richness of our diversity contributes to students' growth as informed, caring citizens while adding depth and relevancy to our classroom discussions.
Consistent with Peddie's interest in providing a healthy balance of work and play, mastery and experiment; and attention to mind, body, and spirit, Peddie offers 22 varsity and 23 junior varsity and freshman sports, and more than 35 clubs and organizations, such as the Math Club, Multicultural Alliance, Environmental Club, Peddie Singers, and the Young Entrepreneurs Stock Market Club.
No. All Peddie students are given a laptop computer, which is included in the tuition. Our technology team provides all of the necessary academic software and tech support. Laptops are used in every discipline in Peddie's curriculum.
Yes! All of our academic facilities are fully wireless and each laptop has wireless technology included. All of the dormitories are wired for network access and students may access the Peddie Information Network from their own dorm rooms.