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What We Stand For

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Ursuline girls make their mark.

Fulbright scholar. U.S. senator. Chief diversity officer for GE. U.S. Army colonel. National Merit Scholar. State basketball champs (twice in three years).

Ursuline Girls Learn To:

  • Think creatively.
  • Solve problems collaboratively.
  • Articulate ideas with courage.
  • Live with compassion.
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We treat STEM and the arts as equals. Ursuline girls become flexible thinkers.

Flex Your Brain

How Ursuline girls learn


learn a musical instrument, starting in grade 3


learn coding logic, starting in pre-k


volunteer in the community, starting in early childhood

We are bold pioneers. Ursuline girls stand ready to blaze new trails.

Blaze Brighter

Ursuline girls are trailblazers

Inventor of the world’s first glow-in-the-dark swim goggles

First woman pharmacist in the nation

First female law professor at Loyola

First all-girls’ Catholic school in the United States

Keep Up Your


We give girls courage to discover themselves. Ursuline girls stand up and stand out.

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Ursuline Girls Will


Challenge themselves.


Bounce back when they fail.


Discover their passions.


Develop confidence.


Find their moments to shine.

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We believe in every girl and celebrate every person's uniqueness. Ursuline girls learn from each other's backgrounds, beliefs and talents.

Raise Her Up

What Ursuline girls do:

  • Join a sisterhood.
  • Help each other succeed.
  • Connect across generations through Rally culture.
  • Build lasting friendships.
  • Grow to know themselves.

About Ursuline Academy

Ursuline Academy of New Orleans was founded in 1727 by the Ursuline Sisters, almost 50 years before America. It is the first all-girls' Catholic school in the nation. Today our legacy continues to inspire girls of every type to confidently blaze their own trails.

Read more about our Catholic heritage.
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