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Ursuline College is a private institution that was founded in 1871. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 879, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 112 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Ursuline College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 53. Its tuition and fees are $26,760 (2013-14).
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Ursuline College has been educating women in a catholic tradition since 1871. Focusing on women, Ursuline welcomes all students into an academically challenging and values-based environment. Set on a picturesque, spacious campus in Pepper Pike, Ursuline College is only 20 minutes from downtown Cleveland and a major cultural arts hub. The campus features our Pilla Student Learning Center, providing the latest in state-of-the-art classroom technologies. Ursuline also offers ten athletic programs and is transitioning to NCAA Division II. The heart of an Ursuline education is the Ursuline Studies Program. This nationally recognized curriculum focuses on the learning needs of women, and is developed around skills and abilities gained rather than just mastered.
|School type||private, women's college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Ursuline College, it's important to note the application deadline is February 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Ursuline College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 58.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||58.1%|
|Application deadline||February 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Ursuline College is 11:1, and the school has 89.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Ursuline College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Visual and Performing Arts; and Legal Professions and Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||28%|
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Ursuline College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 879, with a gender distribution of 8.9 percent male students and 91.1 percent female students. At this school, 27 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 73 percent of students live off campus. Ursuline College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Ursuline College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Ursuline College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Ursuline College, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Ursuline College.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Ursuline College, 88.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,092.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$26,760 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,900 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data