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Providence College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

55%
Admission Difficulty for Providence College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Providence College? The school has a 55% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,954 out of 10,820 applicants were admitted making Providence College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Providence College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1110-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Providence College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Providence College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1310
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Providence College?

Providence College typically requires applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Providence College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >68%
1210 to 1310 Avg + 55%-68%
1110 to 1210 Avg - 42%-55%
1010 to 1110 Reach 30%-42%
Less than 1010 Low <30%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
38%
ACT Scores for Providence College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Providence College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Providence College?

Admission data indicates that Providence College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Providence College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Providence College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >70%
25 to 28 Avg + 55%-70%
23 to 25 Avg - 44%-55%
21 to 23 Reach 34%-44%
Less than 21 Low <34%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.37
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Providence College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Providence College was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Providence College accepts 55% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Providence College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 23% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Providence College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,217 4,603 10,820
Accepted 3,324 2,630 5,954
Acceptance Rate 53% 57% 55%
Enrolled 574 484 1,058
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 18%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
29

Applicants have 29 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Providence College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Providence College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Providence College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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