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How to Apply

How to Apply

We’re so excited that you’re interested in taking the next step towards changing your life for the better, and we’re here to help every step of the way.

Below you can find step by step instructions for applying to a graduate program at Ursuline College. If you have questions, need assistance, or would like to submit application materials, please email graduate admissions at graduateadmissions@ursuline.edu. Application materials can also be mailed to Ursuline. Please click here for address and additional contact information.

Step 1: Application

  • Application for Graduate Studies including the essay of 500 – 1,000 words. Application for admission may be submitted in paper form or online at ursuline.edu/apply.  

Step 2: Application Fee 

  • Pay the non-refundable $25 application fee 

Step 3: Official Transcripts 

  • Ursuline College requires that all official transcript(s) be submitted as part of the application process including: for baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and any additional undergraduate or graduate academic coursework whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. These must be forwarded to the Office of Graduate Admission directly by the issuing institution.
  • For non-degree, Principal Licensure, Endorsements, Graduate Nursing Post Master’s Certificates: Only the official transcript from the highest degree earned is required. 
  • For graduates of Ursuline College: The Office of Graduate Admission will request your official transcript. You do not need to order it. 

Step 4: GPA 

  • Evidence of ability to do graduate work as indicated by a recommended 3.0 GPA shown on the applicant’s transcript(s). Students may be asked to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or provide other evidence of academic ability if their GPA is below 3.0. At the discretion of the dean, students may be admitted conditionally if their GPA is below 3.0. 

Step 5: Recommendations 

  • Three recommendations utilizing the required recommendation form. Recommendations should be written by appropriate professionals attesting to the suitability of the applicant for graduate work in the particular field. The recommendation form is available online at ursuline.edu/recommendation* or by request from the Office of Graduate Admission. 

Step 6: Interview 

  • Successful completion of an interview with the program director, if applicable. 

Step 7:

  • Visit your program’s webpage for additional requirements 

We’re so excited that you’re interested in taking the next step towards changing your life for the better, and we’re here to help every step of the way.

Below you can find step by step instructions for applying to a graduate program at Ursuline College. If you have questions, need assistance, or would like to submit application materials, please email graduate admissions at graduateadmissions@ursuline.edu. Application materials can also be mailed to Ursuline. Please click here for address and additional contact information.

Step 1: Application

  • Application for Graduate Studies including the essay of 500 – 1,000 words. Application for admission may be submitted in paper form or online at ursuline.edu/apply.  

 

Step 2: Application Fee 

  • Pay the non-refundable $25 application fee 

 

Step 3: Official Transcripts 

  • Ursuline College requires that all official transcript(s) be submitted as part of the application process including: for baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and any additional undergraduate or graduate academic coursework whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. These must be forwarded to the Office of Graduate Admission directly by the issuing institution.
  • For non-degree, Principal Licensure, Endorsements, Graduate Nursing Post Master’s Certificates: Only the official transcript from the highest degree earned is required. 
  • For graduates of Ursuline College: The Office of Graduate Admission will request your official transcript. You do not need to order it. 

 

Step 4: GPA 

  • Evidence of ability to do graduate work as indicated by a recommended 3.0 GPA shown on the applicant’s transcript(s). Students may be asked to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or provide other evidence of academic ability if their GPA is below 3.0. At the discretion of the dean, students may be admitted conditionally if their GPA is below 3.0. 

 

Step 5: Recommendations 

  • Three recommendations utilizing the required recommendation form. Recommendations should be written by appropriate professionals attesting to the suitability of the applicant for graduate work in the particular field. The recommendation form is available online at ursuline.edu/recommendation* or by request from the Office of Graduate Admission. 

 

Step 6: Interview 

  • Successful completion of an interview with the program director, if applicable. 

 

Step 7:

  • Visit your program’s webpage for additional requirements 
Application Deadlines

Applicants should refer to their program of interest for specific application deadlines. Applicants are urged to initiate formal application as far as possible in advance of the semester or term in which they plan to enroll.

Requirements for International Students

International students, in addition to the above criteria, must also comply with Ursuline College’s procedures for admission as an international student.  

 

Students residing outside the United States or whose native language is not English must:

  1. Demonstrate a high-level of competence in the use of the English language prior to admission, including reading, writing, speaking and listening, by achieving a score of at least 550 (paper-based) or 213 CBT or 80 iBT on the TOEFL (the Test of English as a Foreign Language). The TOEFL is administered by Educational Testing Service, Box 6155, Princeton, NJ 08541-6155, USA (phone: 609 921 9000, web: www.ets.org/toefl). Applicants should make arrangements to take the test as soon as graduate study at Ursuline is anticipated and should request ETS to forward the official test score directly to the Office of Graduate Admission at Ursuline College.
  2. Provide official translations and evaluations of all transcripts or educational credentials. The World Education Services, P. O. Box 745, Old Chelsea Station, New York, N.Y. 10113-0745 (phone: 212 966 6311, web: www.wes.org) must evaluate all foreign educational credentials.
  3. Submit a statement of financial resources available for meeting the financial obligations incurred while attending Ursuline College.
  4. Meet the general and specific requirements for admission to the graduate program and be accepted for full-time study (at least 6 semester credits).

If you have any questions or concerns about the application process, please contact us! We are here to help. We may be reached at graduateadmissions@ursuline.edu or 440 646 8119.

We do our very best to keep you updated on the process of your application as materials are received. You are welcome to contact us directly to check on the status of your application.

Are you ready?

If you’re ready to see how you can change the world as an Ursuline student, begin your application below. Not ready to apply yet? Start learning more about Ursuline by requesting information or visiting today.

Apply Now