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Reviews 701 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: PC is a fun and safe school. You can always find something to do however most people participate in the party scene. The students tend to be pretty smart with it though. The majority of groups have at least one sober friend who is willing to be responsible for the night. The social scene is always fun.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I love the majority of my professors, like every school there are a few that you have to avoid but if you do what you're suppose to most of the professors are there to help and want to see you succeed. I have never had a bad experience with a professor. This makes going to class much more enjoyable.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Although I have not really attempted finding any real internships or jobs, I have heard nothing but positive experiences when it comes to the alumni network. I went to the career center once and because I live outside of the immediate area (Providence, Boston) they didn't have too many options however they were and will be happy to help in the future.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The housing system is probably the worst part of the school. PC has accepted too many students and cannot provide the best housing for everyone. I know many people who feel they have been screwed over when it comes to housing.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The sports are a huge part of the school and are always big social events. Some of the athletes are looked at as celebrities which is kind of funny but the school spirit here is always above average.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have grown to absolutely love PC and everything it has to offer. I truly feel like I have found my family and look forward to what's in store. College is what you make of it no matter where you go and PC can be anything you want it to be. I am so thankful for the amazing students and professors I have met and know these relationships will carry me through.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: So glad I came here!

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Alumni at PC is tops! Jobs are waiting for the graduates!

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Providence works hard to ensure safety,

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Freshman and sophomore housing is crowded and very little space per student

5 College Junior

Athletics: Sports are huge at Providence!

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: I know people go to bars and clubs; my roommate and her friends were some of many. I preferred to go to parties on or near campus that were hosted by people I knew and I always went with a group of friends. That's something unique about the community: no matter how messed up someone gets at a party, if they go with friends, their Friar family will bring them home safely.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: There are very few parties on weeknights, but sometimes there are a few on Wednesdays and Thursdays. There are always parties somewhere (on or off campus) on Fridays and Saturdays. Even if people don't plan on hosting a party, they gather with a group of friends who bring alcohol and music, and it turns into a party. Most of the parties are really fun, especially if they are with friends. They also tend to die out as the night gets later; many parties don't last past 2am.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Every class tries to relate to another. Students have many different opinions on Civ, but many have said in the end, that the class was useful and helpful to their ultimate goal of study. It helped broaden their horizons, and in some cases, encouraged a few to pick up another major or minor.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: We have had quite a few issues with diversity, many of which the administration tries to hide from the student and public eye. However, I have only heard a few insulting comments regarding race. Many of the students and faculty are very accepting of people from different ethnicities. However, there are people on campus who are racist and they tend to cause trouble.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: There's an unusually high access to drugs and alcohol. However, instead of most students pressuring others into drinking or taking drugs, many will defend those who don't want to. Students take care of each other, no matter how high or drunk some of them choose to get.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus is safe. surrounding area could be safer

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Teachers and class sizes are great

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Typical housing system and dorms

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Basketball and hockey are big here

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Not happy here. Transferring in the fall.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: Safety and security on our campus is overrated. Although the claim to secure our campus there has been many events where they racially profile students and teachers.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Overall my experience has been very good. The courses and professors I've had have all been very good and interesting. Although the DWC was always hard to understand, the professors were open to office hours and meeting outside of class to help with the course.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: There are many opportunities for undergraduates and graduates alike because of the alumni connections and also the job/internships available at PC

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: The dorms, suites, and apartments are all very up to date and are clean. Many people are happy with their living situation.

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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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