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Providence College

Providence, RI

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Overview

Providence College is a Comprehensive institution located in Providence, RI, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI  02918
United States
Contact Phone: 401-865-1000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Conservation Biology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Population Biology Checkmark
Vision Science/physiological Optics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Fire Science/fire-fighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Intermedia/multimedia Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,817
Applied
5,826
Accepted
4,298
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

6,170
Females Applied
3,281
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,647
Males Applied
2,545
Males Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan November 15th January 1st
Transfer April 1st April 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 641 610 680
SAT Math 638 600 680
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,440
Private
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Fees

948
Full-time student fees
15,590
Room & board
8,990
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

40,800
Avg. Financial Aid Package
42,348
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
63,227
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,524
Avg. Loan Aid
23,732
Avg. Grant Aid
33,283
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
91%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
40%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,298
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.18%
Black or African American 3.49%
White or Caucasian 76.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 1.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 2.29%
Other 3.49%

Gender

Male (45.32%)
Female (54.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 67%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Black and White Ball, Late Night Madness and Spring Concert

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Congress, Board of Multicultural Student Affairs, Campus Ministry, Dance Club and Board of Programmers

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

541
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 316
Part-time - 225
Male - 315
Female - 226
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