Sem at a Glance
179 new students for 2022-23 academic year
37% boarding / 63% day at Upper School
32 countries and 19 states
13% international population; 23% at Upper School
* based on 22-23 opening enrollment
6:1 student-faculty ratio
15 students in typical class size
22 Advanced Placement classes
3 Academic Concentrations
25-30 advisees for each college counselor. Students are assigned college counselors during the second half of their sophomore year.
9 instrumental music and vocal ensembles present over a dozen concerts and special performances at the Upper School each year
6 exhibitions in 3 gallery spaces for our visual art and STEM/STEAM programs
5 productions in our 2 performance venues by our dance and theater companies
30 academic courses offered across our arts disciplines
21 interscholastic sports programs at the Upper School
16 Sem teams compete in the PIAA; Football competes in NEPSAC Class A Division; Ice Hockey competes in MPHL and is a NEPSAC affiliate; Rowing, Boys Wrestling and Girls Wrestling are Independent
5 sports offered at the Lower School for students in grades 5 through 8
Connection! Vitality! Belonging! Sem provides spaces and activities for our community to play, create, discover and have fun together
Student-centered, student-driven and student-led events and experiences; partnerships with various clubs and student leadership groups turn ideas into reality
Dances, trips, open mics, tournaments, Movie Nights, karaoke, Adventures in Thrift Shopping, hiking and more!
Community Service work and Mental Health Awareness initiatives
Special evening events for our Boarding Community Nights
Dress-up days, once to twice monthly non-denominational chapels, and biweekly advisory meetings.
The Wyoming Seminary Motto is “Verum, Pulchrum, Bonum” which translates to “The True, The Beautiful, The Good.” This expresses the Sem spirit: a community who believes the truth that character matters; we emphasize the importance of respect for others who might look, think, and believe differently; we instill goodness with our actions to one another and within the larger global community. We stand for something, and we are proud of it.
The Upper School campus is located in Kingston, Pa. which includes 3 artificial turf fields, 3 dormitories, 5 academic buildings, and a number of on-campus residences and dormitory apartments for faculty and staff.
The Lower School campus is 2.5 miles away in Forty Fort.
Both campuses feature interactive classrooms where students can participate in STEM-driven projects and explore various topics of interest. Outdoor learning spaces are utilized for all grades.
Kingston and Forty Fort are located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, 2 hours west of New York City, 2 hours north of Philadelphia, and within driving distance from Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Boston.
Day tuition: $27,000
Boarding tuition: $59,125
About 37% of students receive need-based financial aid