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Application Process

Private school in Princeton

1. Submit an Online Application. Be sure to choose Middle or Upper School International Student from the grade level dropdown menu on the application form.

2. Submit Teacher Recommendations
(included in the online application). We ask for one recommendation from an English teacher and the other from a math teacher.

3. Sit for the Upper School Entrance Exam. Students applying to the Upper School, including international students, are required to sit for the Upper School entrance exam. Competencies include math, writing and ESL. The exam may be taken remotely. After your online application is complete, please contact our Admissions Director 609.924.6117, or via email for more information.

4. Submit the Following Information to the Admissions Director:
  • Copy of passport page
  • Immunization records
  • Official school transcripts for the past three years
5. Participate in a Student and Parent Interview.
The Admissions Office will contact parents to arrange an interview, via Zoom if an in-person interview is not possible. All parents are required to read the following materials prior to the family interview:
6. Receive Notification of Admissions.

The Admissions Committee will notify families in a timely manner.

7. Return Signed Contract.

Following notification of acceptance, the family will be given a due date to confirm enrollment by submitting the signed contract, and the tuition schedule with indication of payment method (along with a check for the book fee and tuition deposit).

8. Receive I-20 from The Wilberforce School, and Apply for Student Visa.
The International Student Coordinator will provide the family with the I-20 issued by the school, along with instructions on how to obtain a visa to enter the United States as an F-1 Student.

Waiting Pools:
When a class is full, applicants may be placed in a waiting pool for that class. If a slot opens up, students will be selected from the waiting pool to fill the open slot.

It is recommended to apply by March if possible, in order to allow for plenty of time for the visa process.
Discrimination Policy: The Wilberforce School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students at the school. The Wilberforce School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship programs, or athletic and other school administered programs.­