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Providence College

Providence, RI
#2

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Founded in 1917, Providence College is a private institution residing on 105 suburban acres in Providence, Rhode Island. The school is rooted in Roman Catholic tradition and is the only college in the country operated by Dominican Friars. The Providence College sports teams – appropriately called The Friars – compete primarily in the Big East Conference of NCAA Division I.

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Quick Facts


1 Cunningham Square
Providence, RI 02918

2013-2014 Tuition

$42,206 Tuition and Fees

Students

3810 undergraduate students
43% male / 57% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
61% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1917

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Secondary Education and Teaching, Music Teacher Education, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Systems Engineering, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, International/Global Studies, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Divinity/Ministry, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Fire Science/Fire-fighting, Community Organization and Advocacy, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Photography, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Music, General, Visual and Performing Arts, Other, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Banking and Financial Support Services, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer Programming, Specific Applications, Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Community Organization and Advocacy, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, African-American/Black Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Dance, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Photography, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Music, General, Visual and Performing Arts, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Labor and Industrial Relations, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,810
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,800
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 4
Percent of male undergraduates: 43%
Percent of female undergraduates: 57%
Percent of international undergraduates: 2%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: lacrosse, swimming
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: swimming, tennis, volleyball

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