49%

Acceptance Rate

$26,945

Avg.Financial Aid

G12274

FAFSA Code

Providence College

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Private, Not-For-Profit

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Roman Catholic

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    CIHE

  • Website

    www.providence.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    4,674

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

Providence College, which is located in Providence, Rhode Island is a private, Roman Catholic university. Around 96% of the students are 24 and under at Providence College. At PC around 76% are white, 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Chris Dodd, Brian Burke, Doris Burke, and Lenny Wilkens. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At PC, 277 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

1 Cunningham Square

Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Providence College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    15th Jan

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    49%

  • SAT Range

    1210 - 1360

  • SAT/ACT

    Required

  • ACT Range

    26 - 30

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $65

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $65, as part of the admission process at PC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1210-1350, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 27 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Providence College is 29. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001. They can also call them at (401) 865-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $37,842

  • Average Annual Cost

    $49,600

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,050

  • Other Fees

    $928

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $14,700

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $1,022

Total One Year Cost

$67,300

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $68,534. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($52,438), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($15,140), and budget for other expenses ($1,326). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$195

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    156 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    139 Graduates

  • Marketing

    133 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    83 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    71 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    70 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    66 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    50 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    71 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    70 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    66 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    50 Graduates

  • Economics

    46 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    38 Graduates

  • History

    30 Graduates

  • Social Work

    28 Graduates

  • Sociology

    28 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    27 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    26 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    22 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    22 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    17 Graduates

  • Community Organization and Advocacy

    16 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    16 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    15 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    14 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    13 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    11 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    7 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    6 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    6 Graduates

  • Public Administration

    6 Graduates

  • Theological and Ministerial Studies

    5 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    4 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    4 Graduates

  • Engineering Physics

    4 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    4 Graduates

  • Music

    4 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    3 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    2 Graduates

  • Human Resources Management and Serv...

    2 Graduates

  • Systems Engineering

    2 Graduates

  • Fire Protection

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,132

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

14%

Full-time / Part-time

94% / 6%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

77%

Unknown

4%

Black

4%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

2%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

90%

Out Of State

9%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$83,294 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

74%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,480/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,220/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,220/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Friars

School Colors

black, white, and met silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

166

Total Female Athletes

192

Intramural Sports

28

Sports Club

12

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,140 per year. The number of female and male students at the college are 46% and 54%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$48,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$64,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$25,000 - $27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - $280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,945

Students Receiving Federal Grants

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,197

Students Receiving State Aid

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,973

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,766

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$45,788

$30K - $48K

$38,412

$48K - $75K

$35,923

$75K - $110K

$28,965

> $110K

$18,335

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,331,445

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$13,890,170

In case the students at Providence College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Providence College is around $29,812 and the federal grant is $5,779. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,145, while the institutional aid is $29,812. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Providence College amount to $1,331,445 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $13,890,170.

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