Choosing the right school is an exciting and important process for you and your family.

You've decided to take the next step by applying to Peddie, and we couldn't be happier!

To get started, you'll complete the Standard Application Online (SAO) - all of the steps in the process are detailed below. Our admission staff is ready to assist you and your family along the way - contact our office at 609-944-7501 or email with any questions. If you are applying as an international student, please email for questions specific to this process. We look forward to hearing from you!


We choose our students because we believe that we can help them discover things about themselves that they don't already know; and because they have something to offer Peddie that we don't already have.Molly Dunne, Director of Admission

How to apply

Request Information

Share some information about yourself, and we'll send you a viewbook and admission packet. Not only that, but we'll keep in touch throughout the school year so you won't miss a thing!

Request Information


We'd love to meet you and show you our campus! An interview is a required part of our admission process.

Domestic applicants

  • Complete our inquiry form (We'd like to know a few things about you before your visit!)
  • Call 609-944-7501 or email to schedule an interview and campus tour.
  • Skype interviews may be arranged if distance makes a campus visit difficult.
  • Interviews should be completed by January 15.

Plan your Visit

International Applicants

  • Complete our inquiry form (We'd like to know a few things about you before your visit!)
  • Applicants from mainland China: Candidates who reside and attend school in mainland China are required to interview with a representative from Vericant before scheduling an interview at Peddie School.
  • Contact our International Student Coordinator, Violeta Rodriguez at 609-944-7540 to schedule your interview.
  • Skype interviews may be arranged if distance makes a campus visit difficult.
  • Interviews should be completed by January 15.

Questions? Email

More Information


Take the appropriate test:


All students applying for ninth or tenth grade placement should take the Upper Level SSAT.

  • The SSAT is offered nationally in October, November, December, January* and also in February.
  • Submit scores directly to Peddie
  • Peddie School code: 5716.


All students applying for grade 11 or Post Graduate should take the ACT, PSAT or SAT. Applicants should send score reports directly to


Applicants for whom English is not the primary language are required to take the TOEFL. Peddie School code: 8126

Complete Application

Apply to Peddie using the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). A completed application includes:

  • Student essays
  • Academic record (transcript) including Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation
  • 3 recommendations (Current English and Math teachers and Personal recommendation); please note: applicants should wait until November to request these recommendations from their teachers to allow teachers time to get to know them.
  • Parent statement
  • Peddie School supplemental form

Applications must be received by January 15. (Applications completed and submitted after the January 15 deadline will be considered on a rolling admission basis).

Please note: ALL supporting documents for applications should be uploaded to the SAO.

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Additional information

Learn About Our Merit Scholarship Program

Peddie offers three scholarship opportunities: The Armellino Scholarship, The Annenberg Scholarship and the Potter Scholarship. These merit scholarships are open to applicants regardless of financial need. Merit scholars are considered for their abilities to strengthen all aspects of our community and make the most of a Peddie experience. To be considered for any merit scholarship, applicants must submit all application materials by the January 15 deadline.


Apply for financial aid

Financial needs should never discourage a student from applying for admission to Peddie. Our substantial financial aid budget of over $7 million is distributed to approximately 40% of the student body, with awards ranging from $1,000 to the full cost of tuition depending on the financial needs of each family.


Apply after January 15 (rolling admission)

Applicants whose files are completed after January 15 will be considered on a rolling admission basis. Contact or 609-944-7501 with questions about the availability of space.

Important Dates

  • Schedule your campus tour and interview. Tour and interview schedule
  • Schedule and take your standardized test.
  • Open House: Sunday, October 6 and Sunday, October 27
  • Applicants from mainland China: Schedule your Vericant interview by December 15.
  • Financial Aid applicants submit Parents' Financial Statement through
  • All applicants request recommendations from current Math and English teachers and principal/head of school.
  • Application Deadline. Submit your completed application by this date. You will receive an email from admissions once all of your materials are received.
    • All applications completed by this date will be considered for Merit Scholarships.
  • Last day to interview for a March 10 decision.
  • Deadline for submission of additional Financial aid documentation. More information
  • Notification of admission and financial aid decision will be sent via email
  • Accepted student revisit days
  • Enrollment deadline
  • Rolling admission

Peddie School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools. Peddie School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law in administration of their educational policies, tuition assistance, athletic, and other school-administered programs, or any other basis in law.

Meet the Team

Molly Dunne

Molly Dunne

Director of Admission
B.A., Colby College
M.A., Stanford University
Rachel Agosto

Rachel Agosto

Associate Director of Admission and Director of Multicultural Recruitment
B.S., Amherst College
Bryn Bennett

Bryn Bennett

Assistant Director of Admission
B.S., Elon University
Kristen Gounis

Kristen Gounis

Information Technology Coordinator
B.A., Iona College
M.B.A., Iona College
Susan Lloyd

Susan Lloyd

Associate Director of Admission
B.A., Kenyon College - Gambier, OH
Meagan Maes

Meagan Maes

Assistant Director of Admission
B.S., Saint Joseph College
Christopher Malleo

Christopher Malleo

Assistant Director of Admission, Head Coach, Boys' Varsity Football
B.A., Northwestern University
Hannah McCollum

Hannah McCollum

Associate Director of Admission
B.A., Columbia University
M.A.T., University of Rochester
Michael O'Neill

Michael O'Neill

Associate Director of Admission, Director of Financial Aid
A.B., College of the Holy Cross
M.A., SUNY Buffalo MAH
Peter Park

Peter Park

Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid
B.A., Northwestern University
Violeta Rodriguez

Violeta Rodriguez

International Student Coordinator
B.A., Rutgers University