Providence College

Providence College Ranking

country rank: 544
world rank: 1373

University Overview

Providence College ranking was founded in 1917 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the tiny city of Providence, Rhode Island (population range of 50,000-249,999). Providence College (PC) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education school nominally linked with the Christian-Catholic Church. It is recognized by the New England Commission on Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Providence College (PC) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 103-year-old American higher-education school has a stringent admissions criteria based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this US higher education school is considered to be somewhat selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. PC also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Providence College Ranking

University Identity

Name Providence College
Acronym PC
Founded 1917
Motto Veritas Truth
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address 1 Cunningham Square Providence 02918-0001 Rhode Island United States
Tel +1 (401) 865 1000
Fax +1 (401) 865 2826

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1 Cunningham Square, Harkins Hall 103 Providence 02918 (401) 865 2535 800 721 6444

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Dominican - www.op.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Providence College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 255,398 physical volumes, 2,078 physical media, 15,521 digital/electronic medium and 325 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Providence College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,205 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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