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Admissions Process

We encourage you and your family to visit Mater Dei Prep and experience all we have to offer first-hand. Open Houses, private tours and shadow visits are offered throughout the school year. Please contact the Admissions Office at 732-671-9100 ext. 117 or click here to fill out an inquiry form and we will follow up with you.
Step #1: Inquiry
Express your interest in Mater Dei Prep by reaching out to our Admissions Department at (732) 671-9100 ext 117. One of our team members will reach out to you within 48 hours to review the admissions process and answer your questions.
Step #2: Visit
All applicants and their parent(s) or guardian(s) are encouraged to visit Mater Dei Prep for an Open House or private campus tour. In addition, students may schedule a Shadow Visit. All visits and tours are arranged through the Admissions Office. To schedule an appointment, call (732) 671-9100 x117 or email
Step #3: Apply
Click here or click the “Apply” button to begin the online application process. Your online account will house everything you need for Mater Dei Prep including tracking your online application status, important admissions communications and Mater Dei Prep news. Please note that there is a $75.00 application/placement test fee (Non-Refundable).
Step #4: Placement Test
Mater Dei Prep administers the PSAT. All incoming 9th graders are required to take the PSAT Placement Test. Placement Test date is Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at (732) 671-9100 x117 or email
Step #5: Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is need-based and assessed by completing the Mater Dei Prep financial aid application

* Please note that you will need to create a new username and password for the FACTS site.

Tuition assistance is awarded for a period of one school year. Families must reapply for tuition assistance each year. In order to renew, a student must be in good academic standing and must have no outstanding financial obligations to the school.

If your child is an incoming 9th grade student, you may proceed with the financial aid application utilizing your 2018 tax year documentation. Financial aid applications are required to be submitted by Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

Step #6: Admission Decision
Mater Dei Prep will begin reviewing applicants on a rolling basis until the Application Deadline of November 27, 2019.  Your early application and admission to Mater Dei Prep will ensure your future as a Seraph.


Open House:
Open House is an opportunity to learn about our programs, meet the administration, faculty and staff, and receive a campus tour. We invite all prospective students to join us at our next Open House:
  • Sunday, October 6th 1-4pm
  • Wednesday, October 9th 6:30-8:30pm

Placement Test:
Mater Dei Prep administers the PSAT. All incoming 9th graders are required to take the PSAT Placement Test. To register for the Placement Test you must first fill out the online application and pay the $75.00 application and Placement Test fee (Non-Refundable).

If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at (732) 671-9100 x117 or email
*Mater Dei Prep adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination and admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, with all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.*

Meet the Admissions Team

Jillian Chandler
Director of Admissions & Marketing
Phone: 732-671-9100 ext. 114

Christine O'Connor
Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: (732) 671-9100 ext. 117