Day Student Application Process
Follow the steps below to Apply to SEM!
Additional materials should be submitted c/o Admission Office, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222 OR Admission@buffaloseminary.org.
STEP 1: SUBMIT AN ONLINE APPLICATION
To apply, please create an account to begin application: click here
Note: If you have already created an account for a sibling, you will use to the same account for your application.
STEP 2: SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT TO SEM
While you can learn a lot about a school from our website, the best way to experience SEM is to visit!
Contact Alexandra Richter to schedule your visit to SEM or use this link to select your visit day: click here. As part of the application process, we require every applicant to have an interview on the visit day.
STEP 3: SCHEDULE THE ENTRANCE EXAM
Entrance & Scholarship Exam 2022: October 29 OR December 10 at 10AM.
Exam cost: $25
To select your exam date, click here.
At SEM, we are committed to providing both merit and need-based assistance to qualified students. Click here for a list of Named & Merit scholarships.
STEP 4: COMPOSE A PERSONAL ESSAY
Click here for detailed instructions about the Personal Essay portion of the SEM application.
Materials should be submitted c/o Admission Office, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222 OR Admission@buffaloseminary.org.
STEP 5: SEND SEM YOUR SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS
Click here for the record release form and submit the form to your current school.
STEP 6: RECOMMENDATION FORMS
- 1 English Recommendation
- 1 Math OR Science Recommendation
Click here for a copy of the form.