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At AMSU, the future has always been female.

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The Academy of Mount St. Ursula is a Catholic high school, conducted in the Ursuline tradition, that serves college bound women of diverse cultures by instilling a love of learning and a broader global view.

In a family atmosphere, we strive to empower young women for leadership in society. AMSU remains strongly committed to its programs in Academics, Arts and Service.


What’s Happening At AMSU


TACHS Exam Prep Classes
Sept. 28 - Oct. 26, 2019

Open House
October 19, 2019

Event Calendar

Keep up with everything happening at AMSU!



College Credit Programs

We provide qualifying juniors and seniors college level courses while still in high school. The courses are credit bearing and are accepted as direct transfer credits at numerous colleges and universities.

Achieve Program

Offers Special Education Services for academic courses within the school day. These services are designed to complement AMSU’s program by addressing student needs that extend beyond the typical classroom.

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Our Programs

Art/ Animation: Participate in annual drawing competitions with Catholic Youth Organization and StART show at the Osilas Galley at Concordia College. Basic Art and Beginning Animation: Building up students’ drawing skills. Beginning Animation is more complex as students are introduced.

Animation: Digital Art with a focus on 2D hand drawn work.

Studio Art: Graphic design using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.

Basic Art and Beginning Animation: Building up students’ drawing skills. Beginning Animation more complex as student are introduced to drawing the human figure with a time limit to build up speed.



STEM students will be exposed to the engineering design process, by applying math, chemistry, physics and engineering standards to hands-on projects. Students will work in groups to design structures using 3D modeling software such as CADD (3D architecture design software). They will learn the concepts of electrical engineering, electronics, transformers and various aspects of circuitry. AMSU has access to the Fordham Prep School’s Flight Simulator, for study of flight and space travel, in addition to the Archdiocese of New York Engineering Tomorrow labs.

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Student Life

Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Step and Cheerleading

Volleyball team winner of the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Girls Catholic School Athletic Association Division B Championship

Clubs/Student Leadership: Over 25 clubs ranging from Fashion Club to United Nations Connection

Volunteer Opportunities, Group Retreats and Student Body Council

Music and Theatre: Student run Open Mics/Cultural shows

Broadway Quality Musicals such as "Cinderella" and "Hairspray"

Instrumental Classes- Violin

Vocalists/Performance Choir (Audition required)

Partnership with Metropolitan Opera Guild and Theatre Development Fund to see various performances throughout the year



Doesn’t she deserve the best future she can potentially have? So what are you waiting for?


There are many ways for alumnae and friends to support the Academy of Mount St. Ursula, such as through:

Annual Fund

Adopt a Student Program

The 1855 Society

Sustain Our Structure, Support Our School Campaign