Tuition & Fees

$52,438

$52,438

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
67%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
20%
600-699
56%
500-599
23%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
57%
18-23
6%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,593
Declined + 5,828
Total Received 11,421
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Private (nonprofit)

4,379

undergraduate students

543

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 3693
ACT 3806

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,922
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Providence, RI

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
67%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
20%
600-699
56%
500-599
23%
400-499
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
37%
24-29
57%
18-23
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application 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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,593
Declined + 5,828
Total Received 11,421

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Raul A. Fonts
Associate Vice President/Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
P: 800 721-6444
F: 401 865-2826
pcadmiss@providence.edu

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$35,421

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,490
Room $8,480
Board $2,140
Additional fees $948
Books & supplies $900
Total $63,958
Average Financial Aid - $35,421
Total with Avg. Aid $28,537

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 1

Other
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Other

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Sandra Oliveira
Executive Director of Financial Aid
solivei6@providence.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (outdoor)
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 Directors

Robert G. Driscoll (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jill M. Lapoint (women's)
Deputy Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Big East Conference, Hockey East Association
Mascot
Friars
School colors
black, white, and met silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
American History
American Studies
Applied Physics
Art
Art History
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business Economics
Catholic Education
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
Education/Mathematics
Educational Administration
Educational Counseling
Engineering
Engineering/Physics
English
English/Creative Writing
Finance
French
Global Studies
Health Policy/Management
Higher Education
History
Humanities
Italian
Literacy
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medieval History
Modern European History
Music
Music Education
Music/Musical Theatre
Optometry
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public/Community Service Studies
Quantitative Economics
Religious Education
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/History
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education/Teaching
Special/Elementary Education
Theatre Arts
Theology
Urban Teaching
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

4,922

total students

11%

in-state

89%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

4,379
students

Female
55%
2,416

Male
45%
1,963

11%

543
students

Female
59%
321

Male
41%
222

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

4,148
students

Female
56%
2,282

Male
44%
1,866

6%

231
students

Female
59%
134

Male
41%
97

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
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
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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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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