Princeton University’s regular decision deadline is Jan. 1.
You are strongly encouraged to complete your standardized testing before the Jan. 1 deadline. If you take standardized tests in January, you should have your scores sent directly to Princeton. Please review our standardized testing policy.
If you apply regular decision, there are three possible outcomes for your admission decision. We will either:
- Offer admission.
- Deny admission.
- Or, offer you a spot on the Wait List.
We will provide an admission decision by the end of March or early April. If you are admitted in regular decision, you will have until May 1 to respond.
The Princeton Financial Aid Application deadline for regular decision is Feb. 1. If you are admitted in regular decision and have completed the Princeton Financial Aid Application, you will be notified of any financial aid award at the time you are offered admission, enabling you to compare your admission and financial aid offers with those from other institutions to which you’ve been admitted.