Tuition & Fees

$48,630

$48,630

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,954
Declined + 4,866
Total Received 10,820
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Private (nonprofit)

4,270

undergraduate students

534

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 3693
ACT 3806

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
55%
18-23
27%
12-17
2%
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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,804
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)

Providence, RI

105-acre, suburban campus in Providence (population: 179,219), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
16%
24-29
55%
18-23
27%
12-17
2%

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 or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,954
Declined + 4,866
Total Received 10,820

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

Cost

Tuition $47,870
Room $8,210
Board $2,070
Additional fees $760
Books & supplies $900
Total $59,810
Average Financial Aid - $32,024
Total with Avg. Aid $27,786

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,024

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,285,654
State $243,174
Institutional $48,396,281
Other external $922,890
Total $52,847,999

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,074,854
Other external $2,418,999
Total $14,493,853

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Big East Conference (Division I), Hockey East Association (Division I)
Mascot
Friars
School colors
black, white, and met silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Administrative Management
American Studies
Art
Art History
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Counseling
Engineering/Physics
English
English/Creative Writing
Finance
Fire Science
Global Studies
Health Policy/Management
History
Humanities
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Ministry
Modern Languages
Music
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public/Community Service Studies
Quantitative Economics
Religious Education
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education/Teaching
Special/Elementary Education
Theatre Arts
Theology
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

89%

4,270
students

Female
56%
2,394

Male
44%
1,876

Graduate

11%

534
students

Female
58%
308

Male
42%
226

undergraduateFull-time

93%

4,008
students

Female
57%
2,253

Male
43%
1,755

undergraduatePart-time

7%

262
students

Female
54%
141

Male
46%
121

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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: July 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
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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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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