Overview

Sem is a suburban school in a small, historic city - Kingston. The student population is diverse and Sem boasts representation from 15 states and 22 countries. Two-thirds of our faculty live on campus. All students participate in at least one of 20 varsity sports, a broad range of extracurricular activities, and community service programs. Extensive opportunities are available in performing and fine arts. Sem offers 160 courses (including 26 AP), small classes, challenging electives, and a student/teacher ratio of 8:1. Graduates are accepted to highly competitive colleges. We invite you to discover more about Sem and see why so many of our students and alumni have found their experience here has prepared them for success now and in the future. __________________________________________________ ___________ "Within an exponentially changing world, Wyoming Seminary dares to teach our students to honor and strive for the true, the beautiful, and the good" -Wyoming Seminary Mission Statement.
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Official information of Wyoming Seminary in 2024 | FindingSchool

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B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $62,800
# of Students: 471
Teacher:Student: 1:8
International Student: 20%
AP Courses: 17
Endowment: $127,389/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 58%
SAT: 1225/1600
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Matriculation

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AP Courses

(Total 17)
Calculus AB
Environmental Science
European History
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Latin
Spanish Literature and Culture
Chemistry
Computer Science A
French Language and Culture
Calculus AB
Environmental Science
European History
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Latin
Spanish Literature and Culture
Chemistry
Computer Science A
French Language and Culture
United States Government and Politics
United States History
English Literature and Composition
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Macroeconomics
Physics 1
English Language and Composition
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Sports

(Total 14)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 8)
Dance
Drama
Jazz
Music
Percussion
Theater
Digital Art
Writing
Dance
Drama
Jazz
Music
Percussion
Theater
Digital Art
Writing
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 52)
3-D Printing Club
Anti-Diet Culture Club
Artisan Club
Art Sustainability Club
Asian Culture Club
Baking Club
Blue Crew (orientation and activities committee)
Business Club
Chess Club
Classics Club
3-D Printing Club
Anti-Diet Culture Club
Artisan Club
Art Sustainability Club
Asian Culture Club
Baking Club
Blue Crew (orientation and activities committee)
Business Club
Chess Club
Classics Club
Coding Club
Community Service Committee
Dance Marathon Committee
Debate Club
DJ Club
Dude.Be Nice
Engineering Club
Environmental Club
eSports Club
Film Club
French Club
Game On!
Guitar Club
Hacky Sack Club
History Club
HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)
International Club
Investment Club
IT Club
Lettuce Club
Literature Club
Math Club
Media Club
Mock Trial
Model United Nations
Nerdvana
Outing Club
Peer Group
Philosophy Club
Photography Club
PRISM (Gender Sexuality Alliance)
Religious Diversity Club
Science Olympiad
Science Research Group
Sem Against Animal Cruelty
Ski Club
SOCA (Students of Color Alliance)
Soundboard
Spanish Club
Sports Career Club
True Blue Spirit Club
Young Conservative Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1844
Campus Size: 22 acres
Boarding Rate: 37%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
School Code:
TOEFL: 2230
SSAT: 8344
ISEE: 395575

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 35)
4.6/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
4.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
4.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Wyoming Seminary

01.
Tell me a bit about Wyoming Seminary.
Wyoming Seminary is Co-ed private boarding school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. It was founded 1844, and currently has about 471 students, 20.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.wyomingseminary.org.
06.
Where is Wyoming Seminary located?
Wyoming Seminary is located in the State of Pennsylvania of USA. The closest major city is Philadelphia, which is about 98 miles away from school. Most families can choose Philadelphia International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Wyoming Seminary have rigorous academic requirements?
Wyoming Seminary is offering 17 AP courses.

In recent years, 50 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Wyoming Seminary also have 58% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Wyoming Seminary on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Wyoming Seminary is among the most popular schools, within top 43 for all US schools.

Also Wyoming Seminary has been favorited by 713 users.
03.
Where do Wyoming Seminary students typically go for their colleges?
In 2017-2021, some students attended Princeton University, Columbia University, Harvard College, Yale University and Williams College.
08.
How to start with an application with Wyoming Seminary?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Wyoming Seminary. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Wyoming Seminary’s official site: http://www.wyomingseminary.org or call them at 570-270-2160.
04.
What is the application requirement for Wyoming Seminary?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Wyoming Seminary’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Wyoming Seminary?
Yes, here are few: Virginia Episcopal School, George School and Portsmouth Abbey School.

The closest major city is Philadelphia. You can find out more schools near Philadelphia here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Wyoming Seminary’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Wyoming Seminary in 2024 is $67,280 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@wyomingseminary.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Wyoming Seminary?
The overall rating for Wyoming Seminary is A-.

The section ratings of Wyoming Seminary are:
A- for Matriculation
A- for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A- for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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