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Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

Ursuline College Admissions

Ursuline College is not difficult to get into. Ursuline College admitted 74% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 665 students applied to Ursuline College and 491 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Ursuline College, the regular decision application deadline is March 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Ursuline College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Ursuline College's admissions stats.

Ursuline College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Mean SAT Score 1035
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 39%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 81%
Waitlist No

Ursuline College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Ursuline College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 3 1

Applying Early to Ursuline College?

Ursuline College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Ursuline College Admissions

Is Ursuline College Difficult To Get Into?

Getting into Ursuline College is not difficult. Ursuline College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Ursuline College accepted 74% of students, around 491 of the 665 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Ursuline College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to BSN program is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Ursuline College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Ursuline College

Ursuline College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Ursuline College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Ursuline College

Curious about the factors that are considered by Ursuline College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Ursuline College for more information on admission factors.

Ursuline College Application Requirements

To apply to Ursuline College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Ursuline College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Ursuline College?

Students admitted to Ursuline College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 55% submitted a class rank. At Ursuline College 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Ursuline College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Ursuline College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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

In 2022, 39% of Ursuline College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 81% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Ursuline College?

To be competitive with other Ursuline College applicants, you should aim to score between 945 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Ursuline College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 945, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Ursuline College student is 1035.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Ursuline College students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Ursuline College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

To be most competitive at Ursuline College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Ursuline College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Ursuline College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Ursuline College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Ursuline College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Ursuline College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Ursuline College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Ursuline College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Ursuline College.

Does Ursuline College accept transfer credits?

✅ Ursuline College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ursuline College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Ursuline College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Ursuline College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Ursuline College?

❌ No, Ursuline College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Ursuline College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Ursuline College is 74%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Ursuline College?

❌ Ursuline College does not offer early decision.

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Ursuline College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Ursuline College? Ursuline College is a less selective institution. The Ursuline College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.


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

Ursuline College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

945 - 1120


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1120 and Above


945 to 1120


945 and Less


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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Ursuline College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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