Providence College

Providence, RI

Providence College

Providence, RI

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Tuition & Fees

$54,388

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
610
75th
680
25th
600
75th
34
25th
27
75th
30
25th
25
75th
31
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,826
Declined 4,991
Total Received 10,817
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Private

4,584

undergraduate students

670

graduate students

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School Facts

Providence College, founded in 1917, is a private, coeducational, Dominican Friars religious institution. Its 105-acre campus is located in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,254
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

105-acre, suburban campus in Providence (population: 180,393), 35 miles from Newport and 50 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; air serves Warwick (10 miles). School operates transportation within local neighborhood and to nearby public transportation terminals. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI
02918

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
81%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
610
75th
680
25th
600
75th
34
25th
27
75th
30
25th
25
75th
31
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,826
Declined 4,991
Total Received 10,817

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

87%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$29,938

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,440
Room $8,190
Board $6,105
Additional fees $948
Books & supplies $1,150
Total $69,833
Average Financial Aid - $29,938
Total with Avg. Aid $39,895

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,712,166
State $397,567
Institutional $54,248,526
Other external $1,462,261
Total $59,820,520

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,708,345
Other external $1,181,825
Total $13,890,170

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 401 865-2286
F: 401 865-1186
finaid@providence.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Field hockey
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, dance team, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, ballroom dance, basketball, cycling, dance, dodgeball, field hockey, figure skating, flag football, golf, handball, ice hockey, inner-tube water polo, kickball, lacrosse, racquetball, running, sailing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Big East Conference, Hockey East Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Science.
Conservation Biology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Drawing.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Intermedia/Multimedia.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics Teacher Education.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Secondary School Administration/Principalship.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports Communication.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.
Women's Studies.

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,254

total students

10%

in-state

90%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

4,584
students

Female
54%
2,486

Male
46%
2,098

13%

670
students

Female
61%
412

Male
39%
258

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

4,175
students

Female
54%
2,264

Male
46%
1,911

9%

409
students

Female
54%
222

Male
46%
187

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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