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High School Students

Apply for free online at Ursuline.edu/apply. Application review for Fall 2014 begins September 15, 2013 and continues on a rolling basis. We recommend that high school seniors with at least 17 earned high school credits apply between September 15, 2013 and February 1, 2014 for priority scholarship and financial aid consideration. The following criteria also apply to high school graduates who are within two years of their high school graduation but have not previously enrolled at another college or university. 

Applicants can expect a decision by mail 2-4 weeks from the date all required application materials are received. Please ensure that the following items are submitted in addition to your online application:

  • Official high school transcript
  • Results from all ACT or SAT exams
    - Ursuline College "super scores" both the ACT and SAT, considering only the best subscores, even if achieved on different test dates
    - ACT or SAT scores can be submitted directly from the testing agency or your high school
  • Official transcripts from any colleges or universities attended (PSEO or Dual Enrollment students only)
  • Recommendation letter (optional)

Ursuline’s Admission Committee seeks to identify and admit students who will add character to the college community while succeeding academically. To make a qualified decision, the Admission Committee will holistically consider:

  • Completed application for admission
  • Evidence of a college preparatory curriculum 
    - 4 years of English
    - 3 years of Math (including Algebra II), Science, and Social Studies
    - 2 years of the same Foreign Language
    - 1 year of Fine or Performing Art)
  • Grade point average and grade trends
  • ACT or SAT scores
  •  Extracurricular activities and accomplishments
  • Application essay (included in online application)
  • Recommendation from a teacher or school counselor (optional)
  • Interview with an admission counselor (optional)

While no minimum grade point average, class rank or standardized test scores are specified in this process for admission to most academic programs, these measures must provide evidence of readiness for future success at Ursuline College. 

*Please note additional requirements and criteria for 
Nursing and Pharmacy applicants.

2013 First-Year Class Profile

Median GPA: 3.33
Median ACT: 21
Median SAT (CR+M): 990
97% Women, 3% Men
85% live on campus, 15% commute
23% are students of color
18% are from outside of Ohio, coming from California, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania and Canada.