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Location
Providence, RI
Undergrads
3,791
Tuition
$42,206
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: It's more of a hookup environment but a relationship isnt impossible

2 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Most kids are preppy and think that everything can be handed to them.

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Guys are preppy and pricks for the most part. Very full of themselves, and don't even get me started on those ROTC assholes.... masochist bastards. But there are a few INCREDIBLE guys here, you just have to look harder than in fuggin Clubbies for gods sake. The girls are preppy as well, most are good-looking, many are ORANGE and it is hilarious. Worse spray tans than the queen of orange spray tans, Snookie, herself! Few awesome girls, but again you just gotta get to know them first. Relationships... hah! There are like three in the whole freshman class, many girls have boyfriends at home, but its mostly a depressing hookup scene where guys end up messing with a girl's feelings to get what he wants, and as soon as he does he's out the door, never to be heard from again. Classy, right?

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4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: My school is very uniform. Many of the guys and girls there act and dress alike.

4 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: I have met many incredible people in my time at Providence College. Students are involved in all kinds of activities on campus from sports, drama, music, campus ministry, and other clubs. Students also enjoy going into the city on weekends.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 78th
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  • 87th
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  • 88th
    Most Athletic Guys
  • 133rd
    Hottest Girls
  • 162nd
    Most Religious Guys

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Amanda Mathieu
Hometown
Groton, CT
Major
English/Business
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Caucasian and cute is how many at Providence would define the “typical” student. While the campus overall subscribes to a preppy style, there are students who choose to wear things other than Vineyard Vines. Sweats are not at all unusual for 8:30 a.m. classes. There is a significant dearth of males at PC, but the ones who do reside here are good looking, for the most part. Females of the attractive variety are available in abundance. Overall, everyone agrees that PC is a good-looking school, even if the look is slightly repetitive.

While PC may look like a page out of a J.Crew ad, one has to wonder if this conformity goes along with the lack of diversity at PC. Pressure to look, dress, and act a certain way may be an influencing factor in PC’s stunning good looks. Don’t worry if you’re not fashion conscious, you’ll fit in just fine anyway because beauty is accompanied by brains at PC. One disheartening and noticeable trend is the demise of dating. Fewer couples grace the quad, and drunken hookups—commitment-free of course—are in the vanguard.

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Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
56%
Male Undergrads
44%
Birth Control Available?
No
Birth control is not available for sale at the Health Center.
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. The quad on a sunny day
  2. The library
  3. Clubbies
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Clubbies
  2. Dorm rooms
  3. Off-campus parties
  4. Behind Koffler
  5. Fish Co.
Social Scene
PC is a hugely social school. With all the outgoing people, it is nearly impossible to walk to class without having a conversation with someone. Many students choose to get involved in at least one of the clubs, sports, or organizations at PC. Intermingling and networking are practically core requirements here at Providence College.
Hookups or Relationships?
Many PC students choose commitment-free hookups on the weekends. Although there are couples at PC, their numbers are diminishing, and dating is suffering a slow, painful death. Many people date outside PC.
Best Places to Meet Guys/Girls
The best place to meet guys and girls if you are looking to hook up is probably at the off-campus bars and clubs. Late-night or ticket parties are also a great option. PC is so outgoing that you can meet people just about anywhere from class, to Raymond Dining Hall, or out on the quad. PC is definitely a preppy school. Polo shirts, button downs, khakis, the whole nine yards. Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle, J. Crew all epitomize the PC look. While sweats are okay for early classes, PC students are definitely concerned with what they wear. Jeans and T-shirts are the basic staples. Be prepared to see flip-flops for the greater percentage of the year.
Dress Code
PC is definitely a preppy school. Polo shirts, button downs, khakis, the whole nine yards. Vineyard Vines, J. Crew, and Ralph Lauren all epitomize the PC look. While sweats are okay for early classes, PC students are definitely concerned with what they wear. Jeans and T-shirts are the basic staples, but always find their home in an outfit paired with Tory Burch flats and/or a Longchamp bag for girls, and Rainbows and Sperry Topsiders for guys. Be prepared to see flip-flops for the greater percentage of the year.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 27 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 26 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 28 responses

  • 27% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 16% Long-distance relationship
  • 14% Casual dating at your school
  • 14% None
  • 10% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 6% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 6% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 4% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 2% Casual dating at a neighboring school
  • 0% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 7 responses

  • 29% Providence College = rich white kids.
  • 29% Preppy rich private school kids
  • 14% Lacking diversity
  • 14% There isn't one. Everyone is so different.
  • 14% A little superficial

What are the best places to meet guys/girls?    Based on 5 responses

  • 33% Clubbies
  • 33% Let me know when you find out! Clubbies is ratchet
  • 33% Bars
  • 0% The library
  • 0% The quad on a sunny day

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 28 responses

  • 4% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
  • 11% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 39% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 46% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.
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