Princeton University

Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank Princeton

Please submit these materials as soon as you are notified you are a Finalist.

Match Requirements
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

1

Princeton QuestBridge Supplement

After your QuestBridge Application has been forwarded to Princeton University, you will receive follow-up instructions by email on how to log in to your Princeton Applicant Portal.

Once you log in, you will have access to the Princeton QuestBridge Supplement. 

The Graded Written Paper should be submitted online through your Princeton Applicant Portal.

2

QuestBridge Midyear Report with Midyear Transcript

Due by mid-February. All applicants, including those who match with Princeton, must submit the QuestBridge Midyear Report when first semester or trimester senior grades become available.

3

Test Scores (Optional) 
Official Reports

SAT code: 2672
ACT code: 2588

For the 2020-21 application period, Princeton will review applications with or without test scores, leaving the decision in the hands of the applicant.  Students who rank Princeton can indicate whether they would like their scores to be considered in Princeton’s review of their application. Learn more about Princeton's standardized testing policy

4

2021-2022 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 002627
Available: Oct. 1

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens.

5

2019 Federal Tax Returns and Forms

A copy of your parents’ 2019 federal income tax returns (signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2s, and other earnings statements) or the equivalent for non-filers. Once you complete the Princeton Financial Aid Application, you'll be able to upload a copy of your parents’ 2019 tax return and W-2 statements in .pdf format directly into your application. Each required document (e.g. tax return, non-custodial parent form) can be uploaded one time in the appropriate document type field. If needed, you can use the "other" field for an additional upload.

6

Princeton Financial Aid Application (PFAA)

Princeton will have open online access to the Princeton Financial Aid Application on October 1.

If you are matched with Princeton, and you have a completed financial aid application, your award will be included with your match confirmation in December.

Please submit your Princeton Financial Aid Application before uploading or faxing the materials below. Once you submit the PFAA, you'll receive an acknowledgement email that includes a six-digit application number. Write this number on the following documents before you fax them. You do not need to include this number if you upload documents directly to Princeton.

7

Princeton's Non-Custodial Parent's Form

Submit the Princeton Non-Custodial Parent's Form if your parents are separated, divorced, or never married and living in separate households. The form for 2020-2021 will be available October 1. Your non-custodial parent also must submit copies of his or her 2019 federal tax returns with all schedules, attachments, W-2s and other earnings statements.

If you do not have any contact with your non-custodial parent, then you may submit the Princeton Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Request

Options following the Match

Single-Choice
Early Action

Finalists who did not rank any colleges may apply to Princeton through Regular Decision; Princeton does not have a Single-Choice Early Action application round for the 2020-21 cycle. For additional information, visit Princeton's website.

Regular Decision

All Finalists who rank Princeton for the Match, but did not match to a binding college will automatically have their applications considered in the Regular Decision process. Please submit a QuestBridge Midyear Report with Midyear Transcript by mid-February and any relevant updates.

If you no longer wish to be considered you must contact the Office of Admission to withdraw your application (see Contact Information below). You may also withdraw your application by logging into your Princeton Applicant Portal.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Princeton on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 4 - December 9. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Princeton (including all of the materials detailed in the table below).

Step 2: Submit all additional required application and financial aid materials to Princeton according to your status by the deadlines listed below. 

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Requirements: Application Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 1

 

Finalists who ranked Princeton and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Princeton

Princeton QuestBridge Supplement

 

After your QuestBridge Application has been forwarded to Princeton University, you will receive follow-up instructions by email on how to log in to your Princeton Applicant Portal.

Once you log in, you will have access to the Princeton QuestBridge Supplement and you will be able to indicate whether you would like your test scores considered in Princeton's review of your application (see below).

QuestBridge Midyear Report with Midyear Transcript

Deadline: Mid-February

Official Transcript(s)

Update including recent grades

Test Scores (Optional) 
Official Reports

SAT code: 2672
ACT code: 2588

Only if new scores to report

      

For the 2020-21 application period, Princeton will review applications with or without test scores, leaving the decision in the hands of the applicant.  Students who did not rank Princeton and did not match with a binding school can indicate whether they would like their scores to be considered in Princeton’s review of their application. You can learn more about Princeton's standardized testing policy. 

Graded Written Paper

 

Interview (Optional) 

Interviews at Princeton are optional and not required and are conducted by alumni volunteers. Students who are unable to interview are at no disadvantage in the admission process. Princeton does not offer on-campus interviews, and visiting campus is not required for admission

   
Regular Decision Requirements: Financial Aid Materials
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1

 

Finalists who ranked Princeton and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Princeton

2021-2022 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 002627
Available: Oct. 1

 

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

2019 Federal Tax Returns and Forms

 

Princeton Financial Aid Application (PFAA)

 

If your parents are divorced, separated, or never married and living in separate households:

 

Contact Information 

Contact Information (for mailing/faxing materials and general questions):

Mail official transcripts to:
Princeton University
Office of Admission
P.O. Box 430
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08542-0430
Fax: (609) 258-6743

Mail or fax federal income tax returns to::
Undergraduate Financial Aid Office
Box 591
220 Morrison Hall
Princeton, NJ 08542-0591
Fax: (609) 258-0336

Princeton Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):
Email: uaoffice@princeton.edu 
Phone: (609) 258-3060

Office of Undergraduate Admission
Office of Financial Aid 

More information about applying to Princeton
More information about applying for financial aid at Princeton