Application Information

The application deadlines for 2017 - 2018 academic year are:

Fall Term 17-18

  • Friday, June 2, 2017
  • fall courses will be posted on the Registrar's website on April 6, 2017

Spring Term 17-18

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017

How to apply:

The application fee is $50. The re-application fee is $25. These fees are non-refundable.

New Students

The application may be submitted online or in paper form (PDF). Both are accepted.

Download the PDF iconletter of recommendation waiver.pdf (PDF). Two current letters of academic reference are required along with a Letter of Recommendation Waiver for each reference. Print and complete two copies the Letter of Recommendation Waiver. One signed waiver form should be sent to each of the people who will be writing your recommendation. Sealed references and waivers should be mailed to the Office of Community and Regional Affairs, Princeton University, 4 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08550. We do not accept faxed or emailed references.

Returning Students

The readmission form (PDF) may be submitted online or in paper form. Both are accepted.

Application Materials Must Include:

  1. completed application form with biographical and educational information, statement of academic purpose and proposed course selection
  2. official transcripts (sealed by the sending institution)of all undergraduate and graduate work (faxed or emailed copies are not accepted)
  3. results of any standardized tests taken (SAT, TOEFL, ACT, CLEP, GRE) optional, not required
  4. two current letters of academic reference that comment in detail on the applicant's academic potential (faxed or emailed copies are not accepted)
  5. full-time K-12 New Jersey teachers must submit a letter from their principal or superintendent confirming employment

A brief interview with the director of the Program in Continuing Education may be required for first-time applicants to the program.

Once a continuing education student has registered, there is a $50 withdrawal fee prior to the first day of classes. If a student withdraws after the first day of classes the refund is prorated; refer to the “Payment of Fees and Charges” section in the "Undergraduate Announcement" for details.

Course Selection

Fall 2017 class offerings will be listed on the Registrar's website April 7, 2017. To view a list of course offerings for the upcoming term visit the registrar's page