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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.

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.