Providence College

Providence, RI, USA
4.03 Average Rating

Founded in 1917 by the Dominican Friars, Providence College is a Catholic, Dominican liberal arts institution located in the city of the same name in Rhode Island. PC offers 52 major fields of study and was the first college in the nation to offer a bachelor's degree in Public and Community Services Studies. Students are required to take courses on philosophy and theology, but Providence "seeks to reflect the rich diversity of the human family." The 105-acre campus features the Center for Orientation, Transitions & Leadership, First-Year Housing and Special Interest Housing Cohorts (which all enforce strict parietals), and multiple places to pray. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
9%
Out-Of-State Students
89%
0
100
55%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
Other January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,874
Total Number of Undergrads
4,306
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
83%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
86%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$35,848
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$46,080
Out-of-State Tuition
$46,080
0
100
83%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Aid Per Year
$31,565
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
100
Size of Town
Small city
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
Providence
New York
Hartford
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
65%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$60,700
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What Students Are Saying

4.03 Average Rating
PC has the best environment I have ever seen! The students and faculty are excited to be there and have a genuine interest in education. The classes are challenging and fair.
Meg
PC is strong not only in sports, but also academics. There is a lot of effort put into ensuring that the campus is safe as well as beautiful. There's a very strong sense of community and belonging throughout the school.
Anonymous from Lakeville, MA

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