Frequently Asked Questions

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • What is the admissions process?

    To apply to Ursuline, you will need to fill out an application, submit the appropriate application fee and provide the most recent grades, as well as the prior three years of grades and standardized test scores. An entrance assessment is required.
  • When should I apply?

    Applications are accepted beginning in the fall for the following school year. Students applying for high school should follow the deadlines for high school applications as set by the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
  • How can I arrange a tour of the school?

    Private tours for high school or elementary school can be scheduled any time by contacting the Office of Admissions.
  • How can I arrange for my daughter to spend the day at your school?

    To experience what life is like at UA, students interested in applying to 5th through 9th grade are encouraged to spend a day at with us. They will meet our students, learn more about our curriculum and programs, attend classes, and have the chance to tour our campus. Currently scheduled Spend the Day programs will be September 11, 13, 20, and 29.

    If you cannot attend a scheduled Spend the Day but would like to arrange your own time to spend the day at UA, contact the Office of Admissions.
  • When is Open House?

    High School Open House is Thursday, October 26 from 4-6 pm.

    There is no Elementary Open House, but private tours can be scheduled at any time by contacting the Office of Admissions, 504.866.5292 or

  • How are students notified of whether or not they are accepted?

    All admissions decisions are made by the Ursuline Academy Admissions Committee. The committee’s decisions regarding admission are communicated in writing by the Admissions Office and mailed to the applicant’s home address.
  • What if I have a question that is not answered here?

    Please contact the Office of Admissions, 504.866.5292 or, with any questions you may have. We are here to help and answer any questions that may arise.