Harkins 222, 1 Cunningham Sq,Providence, RI 02918 401-865-2535
http://www.providence.edu pcadmiss@providence.edu
About Providence College
  • Year of Foundation 1917
  • Size of Campus 105 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,587
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 87%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $33,610
  • Room and Board $11,780
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 55
  • Enrollment No. 3,931
Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education. Committed to fostering academic excellence through the sciences and humanities, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. The College actively cultivates intellectual, spiritual, ethical, and aesthetic values within the context of the Judaeo-Christian heritage. These values are nurtured by the unique tradition of the Dominican Order which emphasizes quality teaching and scholarship.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Society, Amigos Unidos, Asian American Club, Circolo Italiano, French Club, Gaelic Society, Middle Eastern Student Organization, Clube Portugues, Students Organized Against Racism, Board of Multicultural St
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other
  • Other on-campus organizations 3%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) PSO-Pastoral Service Organization, Campus Ministry Council
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Gamma Kappa Alpha, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi,
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Clam Jam, Alumni Weekend, Late Night Madness, Blind Date Ball, Sophomore Outdoor Ball, Freshman Stag, Junior Ring Weekend, Senior Week, Senior/Junior Nights, Done with College, Done with CIV
  • Setting Urban
  • Distance to nearest train Providence (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Providence (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Providence (9), Boston, MA (50)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 3%
  • Number of students using college housing 77%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (10%), women's dorms (27%), men's dorms (23%), apartment for single students (29%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (11%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 23%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 20%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 18%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 41%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 365,982
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Museums Art Gallery, Blackfriars Theatre, Science Center Complex, Computer and Language Labs, Smith Center for the Arts.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,600
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 45
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 211,840
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 80
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 0
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 160
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,500
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 40
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Special Collections: Aldrich Microfilm Collection, Altieri Collection, Beard Collection, Black Newspapers, Blackfriars Guild Collection, Bonniwell Collection, Budenz Collection, Chamberlin Papers, Confederation Period in RI Newspapers, Conley Photograph C
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 69%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Fidelity Investments, Deloitte Touche, Bank of America, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, State Street Corporation.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City