Providence College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Providence College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,675 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1917 and is one of the 6 schools located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Providence College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
At Providence College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Providence College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Accounting and Finance, and History. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
The student retention rate at Providence College is very high at 90% (above Rhode Island average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Providence College is very good - 88%. About 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Providence College is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,300
Average tuition price is extremely high, $41,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Providence College beyond tuition are around $900; which makes it a total of $42,300 per year.

Read the details about Providence College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
According to government data, 9,652 applications were submitted and 5,892 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Providence College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,200
Providence College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Providence College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Providence College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: about $7,200 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Providence College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Providence College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Providence College Location and Maps



Post Address: Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001, USA
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