History

Wyoming Seminary, commonly referred to as "Sem," is among the oldest coeducational day and boarding schools in the United States - founded in 1844. Today the campus is located in the heart of Kingston, a small city with shops, convenience stores and restaurants within a short walk. Enrollment is diverse, representing 15 states and 22 countries. 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.

Overview

Region  
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
All Grades preschool-12
Boarding Grades 9-12 plus postgraduate
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 22
Head of School Dr. Kip P. Nygren
Endowment $40 million

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.wyomingseminary.org/
Director of Admission Mr. David Demico
Admission Application Apply to Wyoming Seminary Upper School
Application Required No Response
Application Fee Amount $75
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Awarded
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 50%
Admission Tests Accepted  
Day Student Tuition $21,200.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $41,950.00
International Student Tuition $41,950.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 437
Boys 110
Girls 75
% Boys/Girls 55% boys/ 45% girls
Boarding Students 185
Day Students 252
International
Canada
China
Czech Republic
Germany
India
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Taiwan
Thailand
United States  
Majority of students come from
% of Students of Color
% of International Students 18%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 69
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 57%
% of Faculty with Doctorate
% of Faculty with Masters
Student/Faculty ratio 8:1
Average Class Size 12-15
Special Academic Support Programs  
A Sampling of Courses Offered  
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
French Language
French Literature
Latin Literature
Latin: Vergil
Physics B
Psychology
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
Statistics
Studio Art
US Government & Politics
US History
World History

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math)
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Boston College Boston University Brown Bucknell Carnegie Mellon Cornell Drexel Frankling & Marshall Geogetown Hamilton Lafayette Northwestern Penn State University Temple The George Washington University Tufts Univeristy of Pennsylvania University of Vermont University of Virginia Yale
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
wrestling
Recreational Sports
dance
fitness
martial arts
outdoor club/skills
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Chorus
Community Service Program
Computer Club
Dance Club
Debate Club
Digital Photography Club
Drama Club
French Club
International Club
Key Club
Math Club
Model UN
Newspaper
Orchestra
Science Club
Spanish Club
Student Government
Yearbook

Notes

"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.