Location
Providence, RI
Undergrads
3,791
Tuition
$42,206
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 775 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: The food options on campus are average. The main dining hall has average food, while the food court has some better quality, but is more expensive.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: PC has off-campus housing on many of the nearby streets, and many of the apartments seem relatively new.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: While some of the area outside campus are a little dangerous, security is always present on campus and understands the needs of students.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: While its not the best, most PC students love the off-campus dining

5 College Sophomore

Facilities: While some of the dorms are outdated, many of the upperclassmen housing and all of the academic and student buildings are either brand new or renovated.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: PC's policies are strict, but they are not always enforced fully.

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Girls at PC are great

College Sophomore

Majors: I have not yet had an internship.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: Programs in the Business school are not too difficult to enter. While admissions is somewhat selective, students tend to get in to the program they desire.

5 College Sophomore

Nightlife: PC's nightlife has to be some of the best in the country.

College Sophomore

Greek Life: There is no Greek life at PC

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: PC's academics are some of the best in the country. The Professors, especially those in the business school, are great resources and are always available for help.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: PC has a great alumni network, and the Business School has great career resources.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: PC's D1 athletics are very competitive and are a major part of campus life.

5 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The city of Providence is a great city for college students due to the great nightlife and proximity to other school campuses.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: It is refreshing to know that I can order anything else out side of campus when ever I want.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: The school is surrounded by different cliques, it is either the athletes, the minorities, the preppy, or the nerdy, however it does not affect how individuals act towards each other.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I have attended a few home games for our men ice hockey team and each time I have went, there are many people who come and support our team. It not only occurs with the ice hockey team but with all of our sports teams.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I have heard different stories about off campus hosing, it was either good or bad. I have heard people mention that they had no problem with their off campus housing and I also have heard how someone had broken into their apartment and had stolen a few things.

3 College Sophomore

Facilities: During my time in campus I have encountered students and staff that are very friendly especially when walking to class, I have heard from others that when they visited other schools their encounter with individuals within the campus was not the same.

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: I surrounded myself with a great group of friends and kept myself active with events that the campus hosted.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Lot's of different options. A lot of Italian style. But there are other options as well that are great, J&W is a cooking school so there is always a great place to go if you are looking for good food.

3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: People here all look the same generally. Girls wear designer clothes with tons of makeup. and guys wear pastels, khakis, and sperry's. Occasionally there are people who have their own style which I love to see. And athletes usually walk around campus in PC gear or sweats which makes athletes and non athletes easily distinguishable

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: PC made an initiative by awarding scholaships to enhance diversity. As an African American attending a Catholic school with Caucasian being the majority, I could tell that there was an effort made from when I visited and my first year as a freshman.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: Students work very hard at PC. Academics are challenging.

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Amanda Mathieu
Hometown
Groton, CT
Major
English/Business
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Looking back on their time at PC leaves students glowing with fond memories. Most appreciate the stimulating academics and whirlwind social scene that PC offers. While the occasional person complains that it is too much of the same thing, a copious number of students say that they couldn’t imagine being anywhere else, and if they had to do it all over again, they would absolutely make the same choice to come to PC. The overwhelming majority look on their time spent at PC as a phenomenal learning experience that has helped them develop into the intellectually, emotionally, and socially well-rounded beings that they are today.

The brilliance of the education at PC is that it extends itself outside of the classroom. A student's experience at PC can be anything that they want to make it. If you want to focus on academics, you can, and you will find a group of people who feel exactly the same way you do. If you want an education in socializing or just want your college years to be the wild and crazy ones you’ve heard they can be, PC has that, too. Most students come to PC ready to work and ready to have fun—as long as you are open-minded, PC will give you everything you desire.

 

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