Application timeline

  • 01 MAY

    Undergraduate Single-Choice Early Action

    14 August - 01 May Princeton University

    Princeton accepts the Common Application and the Universal College Application. To apply using the Common Application, you will need to submit both the Common Application and Princeton’s writing supplement to the Common Application through the Common Application website

    • 14 AUG

      Online application available

      14 August

      Mid-August: Online Common Application and Princeton writing supplement, as well as the Universal College Application and the Princeton Supplement to the Universal College Application, are available

    • 01 NOV

      Application deadline

      01 November

      Nov. 1, 11:59 p.m. applicant's local time    

    • 01 NOV

      Princeton Financial Aid Application deadline

      01 November
    • 14 NOV

      Last month to take ACT tests

      14 November

      November: Last month to take ACT tests

    • 14 NOV

      Last month to take SAT and Subject Tests

      14 November

      November: Last month to take SAT and Subject Tests

    • 12 DEC

      Decision notification date

      12 December

      Date to be confirmed - Mid December

    • 01 MAY

      Candidate's reply date

      01 May
  • 01 MAY

    Undergraduate Regular Decision

    14 August - 01 May Princeton University

    Before you begin preparing your application, we strongly encourage you to review our standardized testing policy, which includes detailed information regarding our standardized testing requirements. 

    • 14 AUG

      Application available

      14 August

      Mid-August: Online Common Application and Princeton writing supplement, as well as the Universal College Application and the Princeton Supplement to the Universal College Application, are available

    • 01 DEC

      Last month to take ACT tests

      01 December
    • 01 JAN

      Application deadline

      01 January

      Jan. 1, 11:59 p.m. applicant's local time

    • 02 JAN

      Last month to take SAT and Subject Tests

      02 January

      International students are encouraged to complete their SAT tests in December.

    • 01 FEB

      Princeton Financial Aid Application deadline

      01 February
    • 31 MAR

      Decision notification date

      31 March
    • 01 MAY

      Candidate's reply date

      01 May