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Providence College

  • Providence, RI
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 3,866
    total students
  • $42,385 | $42,385
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Not Reported
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 580
    sat math
  • 566
    sat reading
  • 586
    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Fire Science/Firefighting
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Divinity/Ministry
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drawing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Painting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled3,866
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.37
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 566 520 620
    • SAT Math 580 530 640
    • SAT Writing 586 530 640
    • ACT Composite 25 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$42,385
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,385
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$860.00
    • Room and board *$12,750.00
    • Room only *$7,350.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,866
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.62%
    • Black or African American3.88%
    • White or Caucasian76.77%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian1.22%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.21%
    • Two or more races1.5%
    • Unknown7.76%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.89% representing 27 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students90% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 77%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Congress, Board of Multicultural Student Affairs, Dance Club, Friars Club, Board of Programmers
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Field hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming No Division 1 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty410
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 4,160 students to 338 faculty

Location & Contact

1 Cunningham Square
RI 02918



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