Providence College (PC)

Providence, RI

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Providence College

Providence College

Providence College Student Essentials

Providence College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Friars
Nickname: PC
Website: www.providence.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $42,206
Out-of-State Tuition: $42,206
Retention Rate: 90%
Enrollment: 5,416
Year Established: 1917

About PC

Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, is a Catholic institution that provides a quality liberal arts education, fostering intellectual, moral, social, and spiritual growth within a Judeo-Christian context.

The college’s strong Catholic and Dominican identity informs all aspects of the institution, whether through the Center of Catholic and Dominican Studies, Office of the Chaplain, or Campus Ministry. The chaplain in the Office of Mission and Ministry even assists students, staff, faculty, and friends with prayer and worship.

Academics at Providence College include a number of undergraduate degrees, including:

  • Accountancy
  • Applied Physics
  • Elementary/Special Education
  • Philosophy
  • Public and Community Service Studies
  • Social Science
  • Theology

Graduate degree programs offered include:

  • Master’s of Arts in Biblical Studies, History, Teaching Mathematics, and Theology
  • Master’s of Business Administration
  • Master’s of Education in Administration, Counseling, Literacy, and Special Education
  • Master’s of Theological Studies.

The college also offers certificate programs in:

  • Elementary/Special Education
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Business Studies
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Public Administration
  • And more

Financial aid is available to eligible students through federal Perkins loans, direct student loans, or federal direct parents plus loans.

PC Map & Location

Providence College
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918


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Getting Around PC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Providence, RI

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
37
21
Feb
40
24
Spring
Mar
48
30
Apr
59
40
May
68
49
Summer
Jun
78
58
Jul
83
64
Aug
81
63
Fall
Sep
74
55
Oct
63
44
Nov
53
36

PC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,588
Freshman Class 1,103
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,416

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 78%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 4%
African American 4%
Caucasian 78%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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