Providence College

#1497 / #440
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

American private university in Rhode Island

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About Providence College

According to Wikipedia, Providence College is a private, Catholic university in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1917, the college offers 49 majors and 34 minors. It requires all its students to complete 16 credits in the Development of Western Civilization, a major part of the college's core curriculum. In the spring of 2021, it enrolled 4,128 undergraduate students and 688 graduate students for a total enrollment of 4,816 students.

Providence College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
10,817 54% 85% 1280 29

How Much Does Providence College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $19,328
30K - 48K $20,546
48K - 75K $27,392
75K - 110K $30,551
110K+ $48,833

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Providence College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Providence College, then you can expect to earn an average of $73,400 per year. You also have a 95% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Providence College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
4,649 4,243 406

Where is Providence College?

Providence College is located at 1 Cunningham Square, Providence RI 02918-0001

What Is Providence College Known For?

Providence College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Providence College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Providence College's Most Influential Alumni?

Providence College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Philosophy, and Biology. Here are some of Providence College's most famous alumni:

Robert Gallo
Robert Gallo
An American biomedical researcher.
Janeane Garofalo
Janeane Garofalo
An American stand-up comedienne.
Jack Tretton
Jack Tretton
An American former chief executive.
Brian Shanley
An American academic priest.
Danny Casolaro
Danny Casolaro
A Freelance writer.
Austin Sarat
An American academic.
Doris Burke
Doris Burke
An American sports broadcaster.
Lenny Wilkens
Lenny Wilkens
An American basketball player and coach.
Joseph Augustine Di Noia
Joseph Augustine Di Noia
An American Dominican friar and archbishop.
Thomas C. Kelly
An American archbishop.
Caryn James
An American journalist, writer and university professor.
Roy Peter Clark
Roy Peter Clark
A Jounalism professor from the USA.