Providence College

Address:
1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI 02918-0001
Phone:
401-865-1000
Website:
http://www.providence.edu
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About Providence College

Providence College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,238
 Graduate662
 Total4,900
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2585%
 % 25 and Over15%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time82%
 % Part-time18%
Race/Ethnicity% White74.1%
 % Black2.2%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino3.1%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown16.3%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,398
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled20%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationNeither required nor recommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800630 / 800
 SAT Writing530 / 800650 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800640 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3628 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,435
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,435
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid75%
 % Undergraduates with Loans57%
 % Undergraduates with Grants61%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,780
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$825
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Providence Area

Median Age28.4
Median Household Income$38,922
Total Population178,130
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.1% 51.9%
 Age 0-954.5%45.5%
 Age 10-1748.6%51.4%
 Age 18-2447.7%52.3%
 Age 25-2950.4%49.6%
 Age 30-3947.2%52.8%
 40+48.3%51.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.1%
 % Black15.3%
 % Asian6.4%
 % Latino38.4%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,780
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$748
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50047.2%38.3%9.6%
 $500 to $74919.2%15.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9999.6%23.3%33.6%
 Over $100024.0%23.3%38.4%
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