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About Ursuline College

Ursuline College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Ursuline College was founded in 1871 and now enrolls around 1,100 students a year, including 674 undergrads.

Ursuline College offers housing for up to 247 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2021, the total market value of Ursuline College's endowment was $26.112 million For each full-time student, Ursuline College spends about $13,192. There are 8 undergraduate students for every full-time Ursuline College professor.

2021 Ursuline College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA 3.5
Mean ACT score 21
Mean SAT score 1035
Tuition $34,290

2022 Ursuline College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Ursuline College Early Admission

Ursuline College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Ursuline College

It is slightly difficult to get into Ursuline College. In 2021, Ursuline College accepted 74% of applicants. Out of 665 applications received in 2021, 491 students were offered admission.

Ursuline College Waitlist

Ursuline College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Ursuline College?

Ursuline College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Ursuline College, applicants must submit the following items.

Ursuline College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Ursuline College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1035 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Ursuline College students is 21.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Ursuline College.

Is Ursuline College Test Optional?

Ursuline College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 39% submitted the SAT. 81% submitted the ACT.

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Does Ursuline College Offer Student Housing?

Yes! Ursuline College provides on-campus housing for up to 247 students.

Ursuline College students are active in the school's Programming Board, Student Nurses of Ursuline College and U-Earth. Student Activities Resource Fair, Founder's Week, and and Welcome Week are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Ursuline College.

Financial Aid at Ursuline College

Ursuline College meets 65.21% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Ursuline College full-time are awarded $29,543 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Ursuline College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Ursuline College

About 75% of students who start at Ursuline College return the next year. Out of the 92 students who started at Ursuline College as first-time freshman, 27 graduate within four years.

Around 36% of students who started at Ursuline College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Ursuline College Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,150 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Ursuline College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Ursuline College a good school for you?

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Where is Ursuline College Located?

Ursuline College is located in the suburban setting of Pepper Pike, Ohio, less than an hour from Cleveland.

If you want to see Ursuline College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 271 to Pepper Pike, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Cleveland Hopkins International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Ursuline College and Pepper Pike are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2550 Lander Road Pepper Pike, OH 44124-4398

Campus Setting: Suburban

Ursuline College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ursuline College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ursuline College is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Ursuline College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Ursuline College is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Ursuline College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Ursuline College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

945 - 1120


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

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1120 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Ursuline College students is 1035. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Ursuline College, while applicants with SAT scores between 945 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 945 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Ursuline College.

Ursuline College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Ursuline College is like? There are approximately 1,100 students enrolled at Ursuline College, including 674 undergraduate students and 426 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from OH and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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