Buffalo Seminary School

Buffalo, New York, USA

High Schools in the United States

A classical neo-gothic aacademic building, home to one of the best all-girls school educations in the US
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  • In Buffalo, NY
  • Nearest International Airport: BUF

Why students ♥ Buffalo Seminary School

Buffalo Seminary is the oldest all-girls school in New York State, compared to other high schools in the United States. Its urban location is near parks, galleries, shops, and cafes. The campus has five historic homes, Harkness table classrooms, a skylit art studio, science and technology labs. The contemporary Performing Arts Center, MAC lab, darkroom, squash courts, and a fitness and erg room ensure a complete experience. Buffalo Seminary students enter the top colleges in the world including MIT, Yale, and Cornell.


AP Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language
  • French Language
  • US Government & Politics
  • Physics C
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • World History
  • AP Psychology and AP Computer Science through Online School for Girls

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese senior elective
  • Spanish Language



Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis.


Clubs & Organizations


Amnesty International, Asian, Chess, Community Service, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Drama, Environmental, Foreign Language, Honor Council, International Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Outing Club, Peer Tutoring, Student Government, Student Publications, SADD Theater, Ski Club, Fashion Club, Animal Awareness Club, Total Body Fitness Bootcamp.


College Acceptance


Babson College, Case Western Reserve University, Colgate University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Hobart and William, Smith Colleges, Indiana University at Bloomington, MIT, Michigan State University, New York University, Ohio State University, SUNY all campuses,

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University – Skidmore College, Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, University of Miami, University of Toronto (Canada), Yale University.

Housing and Dorms

The school’s four student residences are recently renovated historic homes next door to the school, headed by SEM faculty. Students stay in double and single rooms and share beautiful living rooms with fireplaces, kitchens, and laundry facilities.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.