Providence College

Providence, RI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,141
Graduate Enrollment: 492
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 57.98%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 14.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,246
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1120 - 1330

2022 Median Admit ACT: 29
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 26 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 80.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 76.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 72.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 67.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 77.2%
Black: 3.6%
Hispanic: 10.0%
Asian: 1.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 2.5%
Non-resident alien: 1.5%
Unknown race: 3.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $70,462
In-State tuition: $55,988
Out-of-State tuition: $55,988

Estimated books and supplies: $1,150 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,060 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,212 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,200 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,212 (2022)

Average Family Income: $151,464 (2017)
Median Family Income: $121,853 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 14.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 49.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $19,531
$30k-48k $18,385
$48k-75k $25,189
$75k-110k $30,235
$110k+ $46,427

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 85%
6-year graduation rate: 89%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $14,830 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $27,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 83.6% (2015)
@3 year 85.4% (2017)
@5 year 89.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 62.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 71.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $51,000 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $69,455 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 12 $44,246 ($3,687) $64,080 ($5,340)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 53 $27,000 $286 $44,291 ($3,691) $72,871 ($6,073)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 99 $27,000 $286 $33,065 ($2,755) $74,656 ($6,221)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 19
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 22 $27,000 $286 $44,215 ($3,685)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 4
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 17 $27,000 $286 $39,945 ($3,329) $57,788 ($4,816)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 6
Master's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 2
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 79 $27,000 $286 $38,506 ($3,209) $58,954 ($4,913)
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Community Organization and Advocacy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Administration. 2
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 16 $51,119 ($4,260)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 44 $26,000 $276 $61,545 ($5,129) $90,036 ($7,503)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 50 $27,000 $286 $38,474 ($3,206) $61,041 ($5,087)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 25 $27,000 $286 $39,025 ($3,252) $58,988 ($4,916)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 7
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 17
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 26 $74,329 ($6,194)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 51 $27,000 $286 $45,817 ($3,818) $55,130 ($4,594)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 10
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 50 $318 $47,724 ($3,977) $55,052 ($4,588)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 27
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 18 $52,796 ($4,400)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 16 $39,724 ($3,310) $62,246 ($5,187)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 26 $25,500 $241 $36,358 ($3,030) $50,679 ($4,223)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 76
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 70 $27,000 $286 $56,148 ($4,679) $70,831 ($5,903)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 83 $233 $66,806 ($5,567) $91,106 ($7,592)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 67 $27,000 $286 $65,769 ($5,481) $83,682 ($6,974)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 181 $27,000 $286 $63,424 ($5,285) $83,063 ($6,922)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 154 $27,000 $286 $53,724 ($4,477) $76,266 ($6,356)
Bachelor's Degree History. 29 $27,000 $286 $32,360 ($2,697) $65,233 ($5,436)
Master's Degree History. 9


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $99,720
Full time faculty: 67%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $231,720,254 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $320,617,453 (2022)