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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A-
Ursuline Academy is a top rated, private, all-girls, Catholic school located in Cincinnati, OH. It has 662 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. Tuition is $12,800 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 99% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
5535 Pfeiffer Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Telephone
(513) 791-5791

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,800
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1300
42 responses
Average ACT
30
171 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
Report
  • Athletics, spirit week, and Christmas week.
    40%
  • Kairos
    35%
  • Service opportunities
    12%
  • Karneval!
    4%
  • SCB skits
    4%
  • Cheering on my girlies on the court! UA07 you rock
    2%
  • IamreallyaUAgradfrom2007
    2%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
662
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.33 responses
Poll
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.33 responses
Poll
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.33 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.14 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.14 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$72,628
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,054
National
$949
Median Home Value
$233,200
National
$184,700
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Ursuline Academy Reviews

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I love Ursuline. It has become a second home; however, I will be the first to admit that it is not without its flaws. Despite its great D1 sports teams, everyone is too busy with school to attend many games. Though if you are looking for a high school where you are surrounded by people who are dedicated to school and personal and academic success like I was, then this is the place for you. I love Ursuline and as a rising Senior can't wait for all of the special traditions I get to share with my class next year. The social environment here gets better and better every year, but I'll admit it starts off a little shaky though I think this is partly because it is 9-12th only. Go lions!
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The best choice I've ever made was to go to Ursuline. It became my second home; I truly couldn't imagine my life without it. I formed close relationships with teachers and irreplaceable bonds with my UA sisters. The retreats/religion department helped me grow in my faith and all other academic departments do their absolute best to prepare you for success. As a college student I can say I was insanely prepared for the rigor of college courses and have no issues with time management or study skills like some of my friends who didn't attend UA. There are so many ways to get involved in clubs, retreats, student council, and service, and I found that taking advantage of all of these really sent my experience over the top. School and class spirit is really high for the most part, especially when administration actually allows for class competitions to take place. Although extremely challenging academically, I had the most amazing time and my favorite memories involve Ursuline.
I love Ursuline Academy! I have learned so much not only in academics, but also life and social skills, as well. I feel that I am getting a one of a kind education, and also making relationships with people that will last a life time.