Ursuline College

Pepper Pike, OH

Ursuline, founded in 1871, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose college for women. Its 115-acre campus is located in Pepper Pike, 12 miles east of Cleveland.

Website: www.ursuline.edu/

Private
621
Undergraduate
Students
(92.3%) 573 Women
(7.7%) 48 Men
502
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 525 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.29
SAT Math
477-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-588 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,166
Tuition and Fees
$32,390
Room and Board
$10,776
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$29,874
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,189
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
59
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Pepper Pike Population
6,040
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Arrows
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
21.8% Black/African-American
1.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.4% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students
1.9% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
83%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
4.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2550 Lander Road
City, State, Zip
Pepper Pike, OH 44124-4398
Phone
(440) 449-4203
Fax
(440) 449-2235
E-mail
admission@ursuline.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
93% of 525 applicants were admitted
Women
94% of 509 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 16 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
142 (29%) of 490 admitted students enrolled
Women
133 (28%) of 481 admitted students enrolled
Men
9 (100%) of 9 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.29
3.75 and Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
477-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
510-588 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
50%
Score of 400 - 500
25%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
28%
Score of 18 - 23
46%
Score of 12 - 17
25%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 50%
Top half: 76%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$46,166
Tuition and Fees
$32,390
Room and Board
$10,776
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$1,800
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003134
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
74 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
72 (97.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
72 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
9 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$29,874
Need-Based Gift
Received by 72 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,334
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 64 (88.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,095
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 9 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4 (5.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,625

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
403 (88.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
378 (93.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
378 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
39 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$24,765
Need-Based Gift
Received by 332 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,408
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 353 (93.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,384
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 29 (7.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
41 (9.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,026

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$34,189
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Christian Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Pharmacy with University of Toledo
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
59
Part-Time Faculty
111
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 71% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
285,099
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
72
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Historic Preservation
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General

Location and Setting


Boston Population
6,040
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Campus Size
62 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.6 average low in January, 78.3 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
66%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Arrows
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x    
Bowling x x    
Cross-Country Running x x    
Golf x x    
Lacrosse x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball    
Bowling    
Cross-Country Running    
Golf    
Lacrosse    
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis    
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, programming board, student nurses of ursuline college, u-earth, women's circle, anime club
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Mostly women
All Undergraduates
621
Women
573 (92.3%)
Men
48 (7.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
455
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
21.8% Black/African-American
1.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.4% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students.
1.9% from 11 countries
Average Age
26
All Graduate Students
502

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
46.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
83%
Average Starting Salary
83%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
4.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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