How to Apply

It’s simple to apply:

Step 1 – Request information.

To learn more about Exeter, complete the online form. We’ll send you a viewbook via mail.

Step 2 – Schedule your campus visit.

We want to know what makes you unique! Come visit Exeter, and get to know us better. If you’re unable to visit campus, we’ll arrange an off-campus interview.

Step 3 – Begin your application.

Once you’ve decided to apply, complete the online application. Our application will be available starting in September. Please check this page after Sept. 1 to find the link. 

We recommend that you start the application as early as  possible – it initiates requests to your school for recommendations and transcripts, and lets us know if you’ll be applying for financial aid. You’ll receive periodic email updates regarding the status of your application and supporting materials.

Take the required standardized tests. We accept scores up to and including the January test date. All other application materials are due January 15: essays, recommendations, school report, transcripts and parent statement. See special instructions for home schooled students.

If you’re applying for financial aid, please submit the Parents’ Financial Form and tax returns by January 31.

To provide additional information for our music faculty, please use the Applicant Music Supplement form. Athletes, please fill out a Prospective Athlete Information form.

Questions? We’re here to help. Call 603-777-3437 or send an email to

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information or physical or mental disabilities in the administration of our admissions and financial aid programs.

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