What We Stand For
We treat STEM and the arts as equals. Ursuline girls become flexible thinkers.
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.
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.
Ursuline Girls Will
Bounce back when they fail.
Discover their passions.
Find their moments to shine.
We believe in every girl and celebrate every person's uniqueness. Ursuline girls learn from each other's backgrounds, beliefs and talents.
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.