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Providence College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Providence College

Website: http://www.providence.edu
Address: River Ave and Eaton St , Providence , Rhode Island - 02918-0001
Phone: (401) 865-1000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $55
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
8,844
3,549
5,295
Percent admitted
45%
51%
41%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
25%
23%
26%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
530
630
SAT Math
540
640
SAT Writing
550
660
ACT Composite
23
28
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Neither required nor recommended
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $30,800
Out-of-state tuition $30,800
Books and supplies $800
On-campus room and board $10,810
On-campus other expenses $906
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
79%
-
Federal grant aid
13%
$6,231
State or local grant aid
12%
$1,104
Institutional grant aid
66%
-
Loan aid
62%
$7,612
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
5,085
43%
57%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,445
Estimated graduates enrolled 735
Undergraduates 24 years old 90%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 8%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 86%
Men 85%
Women 86%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 84%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 85%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 86%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $27,345 $29,499 $31,394 $33,120 5.5%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $900 12.5%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,765 $10,335 $10,810 $11,360 5.1%
Other $815 $921 $906 $800 -11.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $38,725 $41,555 $43,910 $46,180 5.2%

Map & Directions

Map of Providence College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,376 3,298 5,078
Percent admitted 60% 66% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 19% 19%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 858 90%
ACT 299 31%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 530 640
SAT Writing 540 640
ACT Composite 23 28

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1933 -   Accredited