Resources › For Students and Parents Ursuline College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print meredithwz / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated May 27, 2019 Ursuline College Description: Ursuline College, founded in 1871, is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church; the school was started by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland and was one of the first all-women colleges in the country. Now, Ursuline is co-educational. Located in Pepper Pike, Ohio, Ursuline is only about 13 miles east of downtown Cleveland. Academically, the school offers over 40 majors, with nursing, business administration, general studies, and psychology among the most popular. Academics are supported by an impressive 6 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can participate in a number of extra-curricular activities, ranging from academic clubs to recreational sports, to performing arts groups, to religious/faith-based activities and projects. On the athletic front, the Ursuline Arrows compete in the NCAA's Division II, within the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. Popular sports include lacrosse, bowling, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. Admissions Data (2016): Ursuline College Acceptance Rate: 90%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 470 / 540SAT Math: 420 / 570SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 24ACT English: 17 / 24ACT Math: 17 / 23ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,136 (645 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 7% Male / 93% Female72% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $29,940Books: $1,200 Room and Board: $9,964Other Expenses: $1,724Total Cost: $42,828 Ursuline College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 80%Average Amount of AidGrants: $22,614Loans: $7,108 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Nursing, Business Administration, Psychology, Management Information Systems, Design/Visual Communications, Studio/Fine Arts, Public Relations, Social Work, Humanities Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%6-Year Graduation Rate: 52% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Women's Sports: Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Bowling, Track and Field, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Basketball, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Ursuline and the Common Application Ursuline College uses the Common Application. If You Like Ursuline College, You May Also Like These Colleges: Cleveland State University: Profile Notre Dame College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKent State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOhio State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAshland University: Profile Oberlin College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphXavier University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOhio University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphLake Erie College: Profile Bowling Green State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBaldwin Wallace University: Profile University of Toledo: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Ursuline College Mission Statement: mission statement from their website "Ursuline College offers a holistic education that transforms students for service, leadership and professional excellence by providing undergraduate and graduate programs that foster lifelong learning and personal wisdom in an environment characterized by: Catholic and Ursuline heritageWomen-centered learningValues-based curriculaInclusive, global perspective"