How to Apply

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We are committed to a holistic review of each student who applies to Peddie; all components of the application are equally important.


Applying to Peddie consists of three steps: the interview, standardized testing and the application. Each piece of the process helps us see the many facets that make you the person you are. Our admission staff is ready to assist you along the way; please contact us at 609-944-7501 or at any time.



The interview is required and provides an opportunity for an admission officer to get to know more about you. All applicants must complete an inquiry form before scheduling an interview.

Learn how to prepare for your interview.

Interview slots are available Monday through Saturday each week. 

To schedule your interview, contact our office by phone or email at

Call (609) 944-7501

International Applicants 

Interviews can be scheduled by contacting our International Student Coordinator at  Applicants from mainland China are required to interview with a representative from Vericant before scheduling an interview at The Peddie School. Please contact Vericant to make your appointment.

More information for international applicants

A note about your application and the COVID-19 pandemic:

If your application or testing process has been impacted in any way by the global pandemic, we are here to help. Please contact the Admission Office at 609-944-7501 or


Standardized testing is required and test scores will be considered as part of the holistic review of your application. We accept the SSAT or the ISEE.

All parts of the application are reviewed when determining whether a student is a strong fit for our rigorous academic curriculum and rich, multi-faceted programs and community.

Test scores do not impact our consideration of need-based financial assistance.

Complete your Application

The Peddie School uses the Standard Application Online (SAO) or Gateway to Prep Schools Application. The application deadline is January 15.

As part of your application, we would like to know more about your interests in the Arts. In addition to sharing details below, we also recommend submitting any work associated with your specialty that you would like an Arts faculty member to review. Instructions on how to submit materials are included throughout the form.