Story of tradition

Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic college preparatory school for young women in grades 9-12. Educating students for 148 years, the Academy is the oldest continuously operating school in Dallas. With a distinguished tradition of academic excellence, innovation, and service, Ursuline educates young women for leadership in a global society.

Total enrollment is more than 860 young women. Consistent with its mission, Ursuline seeks to provide opportunity and a welcoming environment for students of widely varied ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Did you know?

222 graduates in the Class of 2021 were accepted at 242 colleges and universities and offered over $35.8 million in merit-based scholarships.






Students of color


Sister schools on 6 continents

Accreditations, Memberships, and Affiliations

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International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS)
The College Board
One Schoolhouse

Ursuline Education Network (UEN)
Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)
Educational Records Bureau (ERB)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education
Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG)

The Campaign for Ursuline will provide the funding needed to transform the Ursuline campus, support programs and operations, and grow our endowment. This $85M comprehensive campaign will enhance all aspects of teaching and learning, and we are thrilled to share the vision with you.

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