"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."
Application Process

Upper School

Grades 9-12

Thank you for your interest in Friends Seminary.  Although the formal 2018-2019 application cycle is now over, unexpected openings may occur over the summer.  Therefore we encourage families to submit an application (​without a fee) and to send a current school report so that we can start a file pending openings.  For more information, please contact Lorena Rengel or Kineta Wahl in the Admissions Office.

Tours & Interviews

For Upper School, tours and interviews are scheduled together.  An application must be in before a tour is scheduled.  Please click APPLY ONLINE to submit the Application for Admission. 

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
    To begin the process, please click APPLY ONLINE. Families MUST submit the Application for Admission form (biographical information) to be considered for an interview.
  • Academic Records, including the Current School Report
  • ISAAGNY Common Essay
  • Parent Supplement
  • Standardized Test Scores (ISEE or SSAT)
  • Student and Parent Interviews
  • Current English Teacher Recommendation
  • Current Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Current graded English or History Essay (preferably with teacher comments)
All application materials must be submitted by January 15.
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.
222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
F: 212.979.5034