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How to Apply

Applying to SEM is a selective process. We are looking for girls who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, academic achievement, and involvement in their communities and extracurricular activities.

We know that applying to a new school can be intimidating and overwhelming. Whether you’re applying to be a day student, domestic boarding student, or international boarding student, SEM’s admissions team is here to make the process as straightforward as possible.

Please click on one of the buttons below for specific application steps for day students, domestic boarding students or international boarding students.

Questions? Contact us: admission@buffaloseminary.org, phone: 716-885-6780, or fax: 716-885-6785.

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Our Admission Team

Note: Students are admitted in grades 9 through 12 with preference given to 9th and 10th grade applications. Each applicant is carefully evaluated by the Admission Committee to determine her ability to succeed at SEM.



Buffalo Seminary admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin, to all the rights and privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, financial aid, athletic and other school administered programs.