Ursuline College is a private college in Pepper Pike, Ohio. It was established in 1871, making it one of the oldest institutions of higher learning for women in the US. It was also the first Catholic women’s college in the state of Ohio. Ursuline College was founded by Ursuline Sisters in Pepper Pike, which is about 10 miles east of Cleveland and about 30 miles northeast of the Akron area. The college now offers 30 undergrad programs and 9 graduate programs. The college started as a women’s college. However, they now admit men and women to the programs. It is a small college with just five educational buildings and three residence halls.
Undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are available. These options include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, LPN to BSN, MSN, and DNP programs. All programs are accredited by the CCNE and taught at the Breen School of Nursing, which includes a state-of-the-art simulations center and skills lab that mimics the environment of a real hospital ward. The traditional BSN program is designed to be completed over four years. The school also boasts a 100% job placement rate for graduating nursing students, with many students working full-time in the Cleveland area after graduation.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students1,123|
|Student to Faculty Ratio8:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||5|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1931 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
03/03/2000 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||987 to 1178|
|ACT||18 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required|
|Recommendations Considered but not required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,028/credit|
|In State Students||$1,028/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,028/credit|
|In District Students||$1,094/credit|
|In State Students||$1,094/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,094/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Ursuline College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||49%||$567|
|State Grant & Scholarships||34%||$2,657|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$19,285|
|Federal Student Loans||78%||$6,032|
$17,832Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$14,804|
|$30,001 to $48,000$17,020|
|$48,001 to $75,000$16,373|
|$75,001 to $110,000$17,364|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.