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Wyoming Seminary Upper School

Call: 570-270-2160
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Wyoming Seminary Upper School
Wyoming Seminary Upper School

At a glance

Location Kingston, PA
Tuition $44,900
Grades PK-12 Students Receiving Aid 50%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $5,030,200
Student/Faculty Ratio 8:1 Endowment $55,300,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 60%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 755

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 13

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 38*
Average SAT Score (Math) 633
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 572
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 20
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades PK-12
Boarding Grades 9-12, PG
Grade Divisions Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Student Body Coed
Established 1844
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Suburban
Head of School Kip P. Nygren
Endowment $55,300,000

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.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 116
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 57%
Faculty with doctorate 10
Faculty with masters 55
Student/Faculty ratio 8:1
Average Class Size 13
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

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 755
% Boys/Girls 55% boys/ 45% girls
Boarding Students 172
Day Students 583
International
Canada
China
Czech Republic
Germany
India
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Taiwan
Thailand
% of International Students 17%

Admission

E-mail admission@wyomingseminary.org
Web Address www.wyomingseminary.org
Director of Admission Eric J. Turner
Application Fee Amount 50-75
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Awarded $5,030,200
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 50%
Acceptance Rate 60%
Total Applicants 501
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 65%
Day Student Tuition $12,475
Boarding Student Tuition $44,900
International Student Tuition $44,900

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 633
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 572
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 582
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
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% 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

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Contact Info

Phone 570-270-2160
Address 201 N Sprague Ave - Kingston, PA 18704
Website www.wyomingseminary.org 
Email admission@wyomingseminary.org 
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