Providence College Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Providence, RI
Website
www.providence.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
3,791
Part-Time Undergrads
355
Setting
Mid-sized city
In-State Tuition
$42,206
Out-of-State Tuition
$42,206
Room & Board
$12,440
Acceptance Rate
61 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
1590–1910
Average ACT Scores
23–28

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Being in a city
  • Restaurants
  • Bars and ticket parties
  • Civ scream

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Diversity
  • Parking
  • Ray food
  • Windtunnels

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

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.

 

Providence Student Reviews

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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.

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