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Prospective Parents


Welcome prospective parents and families! This is an exciting time in your child's life and we are honored you've decided to take a closer look at Ursuline College! 

As the parent of a prospective college student,
 you probably are considering many of the same questions your child is as he or she prepares to choose a college. But in today’s economic climate, you’re probably thinking about other things, too – things like jobs!

At Ursuline College, we’re thinking about those things, too. Every day, our esteemed faculty are working as supportive mentors to Ursuline students, guiding them through a challenging and collaborative learning process to prepare them for success in their chosen field. Our staff is working alongside them to create a supportive, energetic environment full of exciting opportunities to get involved and become leaders on campus. And our Office of Counseling and Career Services is working one-on-one with students to connect them to internships, co-op opportunities, alumni networks, and – eventually – jobs that will set them on the path to future success.

That’s why Ursuline College is more than a great education. It’s a smart investment in your student’s personal and professional success after graduation.

Is Ursuline a good fit for your child? 
If you answer 'yes' to any of the following, schedule a campus visit!

1. Value their learning experience.
2. Are mature, independent, and often described as "wise beyond their years".
3. Have potential to lead, even if they haven't embraced it yet.
4. Seek out and appreciate mentors.
5. Are career oriented.
6. Feel empowered by community involvement.
7. Have found academic success when instruction or support is highly customized.
8. Are civically minded.
9. Have a strong sense of values, and a commitment to faith or ideals that are larger than oneself.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Is Ursuline affordable?
A: Absolutely! At Ursuline, affordability is our mission. In 2014, 100% of first-year students received gift aid. Additionally, payment plans, loans, and work-study help make Ursuline one of the most affordable colleges in Ohio. Ursuline students, on average, graduate with less student loan debt than the national average.


 Click here to view our affordability brochure and see how a top-notch education is within your reach.

Q: Is Ursuline a good investment?
A: Factoring for financial aid, Ursuline is ranked #2 in Ohio for Annual Return on Investment by payscale.com. This means the annual earnings of our graduates, after factoring in the cost of their degree, is better than 95% of Ohio's colleges and universities. 

Q: What is your job placement rate?
A: 98% of last year's graduates were hired or admitted to graduate school by the time of graduation. Furthermore, Ursuline students are 3 times more likely to be employed by the time of graduation than the national average across all college and university graduates according to employment statistics from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). 

Q: Is Ursuline safe?
A: Safewise.com named Ursuline the 3rd safest campus in the United States. Our excellent security staff provide 24-hour campus escorts and 24-hour vehicle assistance.

Q: What can I do now to help prepare my child for his or her first year of college?
A: Watch Ursuline's Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs offer sage advice on this topic here!

Important Steps for Senior Parents:
- Apply (as soon as possible)
- File FAFSA (as soon as possible) School code 003134
- Visit campus (M-F and some Saturday mornings)
- Attend Evening with Ursuline (admitted student reception) - March 25, 2015 or April 16, 2015
- Submit deposit by May 1, 2015
    

Important Steps for Junior Parents:
Visit campus (M-F and some Saturday mornings)
Attend Junior Sneak Peak (Junior students and families) - April 25, 2015
- Register for Admission Prep - June 30 - July 1, 2015 (Space is limited. Registration opens May 1, 2015.)