Providence College

Providence, Rhode Island

Overview

Address1 Cunningham Square
School Websitewww.providence.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Providence College is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Providence, Rhode Island that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,421 students applied to Providence College. Of those students, 5,593 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Providence College was $49,600, in addition to fees of $928. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Providence College.

Providence College has a 86% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Providence College acceptance rate is 49%. To put this into perspective, 5,593 of the 11,421 students who applied to Providence College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Providence College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Providence College had an SAT score between the range of 1,210 and 1,360. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Providence College was between 26 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Providence College as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Providence College, the tuition for in-state residents is $49,600. Combined with fees of $928, room and board costs of $14,700, other expenses of $1,022 and the $1,050 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $67,300.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $50,528 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Providence College to $67,300 for out-of-state students.

Students at Providence College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Providence College was $6,197 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 14%.

Providence College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Providence College.

Providence College has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 90% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 9% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Providence College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Providence College to thrive in your studies.

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