Admissions
Application Process
Upper School Application Process

  • After an application is on file, an Upper School applicant to Grade 9 and his parent(s) are invited to the school
    for a tour and an admission interview.
  • Applicants for Grades 10-12 may contact the Admissions Office regarding opportunities for enrollment.
    Appointments are scheduled only when there is an opportunity for enrollment in the grade.

    Application Checklist
    • Request admissions information by inquiring online through the school website. 
      If you do not contact us through our website, information is available by calling
      the Admissions Office.
    • Submit application and $75 fee to Collegiate School (by December 1).
      The application fee may be waived for families applying for financial aid.
      Retain a copy of the application for your files.
    • Schedule the applicant to take the ERB test (ISEE) at erblearn.org and arrange for
      results to be sent to Collegiate School. Applicants to Upper School may substitute
      results from the SSAT.
    • Arrange for two current recommendations, one from an English teacher and one from a
      math teacher, to be submitted to the Admissions Office.  The Teacher Recommendation form
      is provided online. Please request that each teacher return the form to the Admissions Office.
    • Submit a writing sample, which includes feedback or has been graded by a current teacher,
      to the Admissions Office (see the Essays section of Requirements).
    • The Admissions Office will acknowledge receipt of your application.
    • The Admissions Office will call to schedule an applicant and parent tour and admission
      interview after the application is received and filed. Applicants to Grades 10-12
      may contact the Admissions Office regarding opportunities for enrollment. Appointments
      are scheduled only when there is an opportunity for enrollment in the grade.
    • If applying for financial aid –
    • File the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) with the School and Student
      Services By NAIS (sssbynais.org/parents).
    • Request that a copy of the report be sent to Collegiate School.
      Collegiate SSS code: 2488
    • In addition to the PFS, submit your family's most recently filed federal tax return
      and supplementary documents to Collegiate School, no later than January 15.
      Collegiate SSS code: 2488

    Please note: All information concerning the applicant should be received in the Admissions
    Office no later than January 10.  Return required forms by e-mail to SubmitInfo@collegiateschool.org
    or by mail.  In e-mail correspondence, please include in the subject line the applicant's 
    entering grade and first and last names.

    To contact the Admissions Office:
    E-mail: admissions@collegiateschool.org
    Phone: 212-812-8552
    Collegiate School, 260 West 78th Street, New York, NY 10024-6516.


    260 WEST 78TH STREET
    NEW YORK, NY 10024
    212.812.8500