|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,993 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Providence College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,820 applications and 5,954 students were granted admission. Providence College is at the #53 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 38% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 74% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1030 to 1240|
|ACT||23 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Providence College's tuition was $46,080 for all students regardless of residency (72% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 78% of Providence College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,585 (which is 4.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Providence College in 2016-2017, was 541, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,298 (which is 23.8% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Providence College has enrolled a total of 4,568 students (3,993 students full-time and 575 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,568 students, 84 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 4,034 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 534 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 27 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Black/African American: 4%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Providence College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||25%||225|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||4%||34|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||24|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||23|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||16|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||14|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Providence College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Providence College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $45,500. Last year, out of the total 940 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 902 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,217 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,144 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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