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Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island

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Overview

Student Population
4,821
Providence College overview
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Online providence.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Providence College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Providence College is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 10,817 prospective students applied, and 5,826 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 999 enrolled in the school.  4,293 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 528 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $53,440 plus fees of $948. Providence is ranked 104 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Providence is rated within the top 22% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Providence College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1210/1360
ACT 27/31
GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
53.9% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$53,440
Costs for Providence College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$948
Room and Board $14,295
Budget for Other Expenses$1,112
Total One Year Cost$70,945

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$68,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
85% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Providence College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 33%
Social Sciences 13%
Education 9%
Biology 6%
English and Literature 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217402 IPEDS survey data for Providence College.

Current students may use the Providence College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.