Providence College

Providence, RI

Providence College

Providence, RI

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Tuition & Fees

$54,388

not including housing and food

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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

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
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
Housing $8,190
Food $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 yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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