International Applicants

Am I considered an international student?

You are considered an international student if you meet either of the following criteria:

  • You require an I-20 to study at Peddie
  • Your family's primary residence is outside of the United States (regardless of citizenship)

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How do I interview with Vericant?

To better facilitate the interview process for our students from China, Peddie School partners with Vericant. Candidates who reside and attend school in China are required to interview with a representative from Vericant before scheduling an interview at Peddie School.

  • Register with Vericant to schedule an interview (fee required). We recommend completion of your Vericant interview by December 15 in order to meet the January 15 application deadline.
  • Vericant will conduct a preliminary interview and proctor a short writing assignment.
  • Vericant sends all information to Peddie School for assessment. (please note: Vericant does not evaluate candidates.)
  • Peddie School then will determine if the candidate will be offered a second interview with a member of the Peddie School Admission Office.
  • Please allow up to three weeks from our receipt of the Vericant interview to receive a response from Peddie School.

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If I miss the recommended December 15 Vericant deadline, can I still apply?

YES. After December 15, you may still contact Vericant for your interview. Peddie School will review your Vericant interview and application materials as spaces remain available.

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Can I apply for financial aid as an international applicant?

Yes, however Peddie has limited funds available for this purpose. International families must fill out and submit the Parents’ Financial Statement online at, and also complete Peddie’s International Student Financial Aid form which can be obtained from the Admission Office. Find out more about Peddie's financial aid process.

As an International student, how should I begin the application process?

  1. Complete and submit the biographical section of the Standard Application Online (SAO) and pay the application fee before scheduling your interview.
  2. Schedule your Interview. Once Part 1 of the SAO has been submitted and the application fee has been paid, contact International Student Coordinator Violeta Rodriguez to schedule your interview. No interviews will be scheduled for applicants who have not completed and submitted the biographical section of the SAO and paid the application fee.
    • If you are a student from mainland China applying for the 2019-2020 school year, you must complete a preliminary interview with Vericant. Vericant will conduct an interview with you and proctor a short writing sample, then submit these materials on your behalf to the Peddie Admission Office for review (see below for information on scheduling your interview with Vericant). We recommend completion of your Vericant interview by December 15 in order to meet the January 15 application deadline.
  3. Complete standardized testing and application.
  4. Please note: ALL documents for applications should be uploaded to the SAO. Do not send supporting documents via email.

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A global community

17 %

of Peddie students are international students from


countries around the world

International Student Coordinator

Violeta Rodriguez

If you have questions about the application process for international students, please contact Violeta Rodriguez at 609-944-7501 or