UA Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1848 under the sponsorship of the Ursuline sisters, Ursuline Academy is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women.


  • Situated on a beautiful 28 acre campus in Kirkwood, Ursuline Academy is centrally located for easy access from the entire metro area.


  • Student to teacher ratio is 10:1.


  • 85% of teaching faculty holds advanced degrees.


  • Classes rotate on a modified block schedule with four to seven classes per day.


  • Honors courses are offered in all core subject areas of curriculum.  


  • 1:1 laptop computer program


  • College credit and Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered through Saint Louis University and Missouri Baptist University.


  • Student body consists of young women from 70+ metro-area parishes.


  • 100% of graduates continue on to college.


  • Accreditation through AdvancedEd.


  • Recipient of the National School of Excellence Blue Ribbon Award.


  • Mascot - Bear


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