Providence College

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Providence College


$27,345 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Special Collections:Aldrich Microfilm Collection, Altieri Collection, Beard Collection, Black Newspapers, Blackfriars Guild Collection, Bonniwell Collection, Budenz Collection, Chamberlin Papers, Confederation Period in RI Newspapers, Conley Photograph Collection, Coutu Genealogy, Doorley Collection, Doyle Collection, English and Colonial Trade Statistics, Fawcett Collection, Fogarty Papers, Forand Collection, Higgins Collection, Ireland Reunification Clippings, Irish Literature Collection, Kelly Collection, Kennedy Collection, Lanning Collection, McDermott Record Collection, McGlynn Collection, McGrath Collection, Moore (Cornelius) Papers, Moore (J Lyons) Collection, NAACP Collection, Nazi Bund Collection, Pastore Collection, Quinn Papers and Oral History Project, Quonset Point Naval Air Station, RI Board of Approved Basketball, RI Constitutional Conv. 1973, RI Constitutional Conv. 1964 -1969, RI Constitutional Conv. 1986, RI Football Officials Association, RI United States Colored Artillery, Roberts Papers, Roosevelt Clippings, Social Justice Collection 1936 to 1942, Thomson Collection, Urban League of Rhode Island, Walsh Civil War Diary, World War I Newspapers Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 365,982 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,600 current serial subscriptions.
  • 211,840 microforms.
  • 0 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,500 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Gallery, Blackfriars Theatre, Science Center Complex, Computer and Language Labs, Smith Center for the Arts.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 199 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, library
  • 45 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 80 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 160 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 40 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious, other


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 77% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 23% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 41% of housing units are Triples.
  • 18% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Clam Jam, Alumni Weekend, Late Night Madness, Blind Date Ball, Sophomore Outdoor Ball, Freshman Stag, Junior Ring Weekend, Senior Week, Senior/Junior Nights, Done with College, Done with CIV
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 111 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Delta Mu, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Gamma Kappa Alpha, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Delta Pi, Tau Pi Phi, Theta Alpha Phi, ROTC Cadet Officer’s Honor Society.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) PSO-Pastoral Service Organization, Campus Ministry Council
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Society, Amigos Unidos, Asian American Club, Circolo Italiano, French Club, Gaelic Society, Middle Eastern Student Organization, Clube Portugues, Students Organized Against Racism, Board of Multicultural Student Affairs (BMSA).
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) A Capella Club, Anaclastic, Art Club, Blackfriars Theatre, Concert Band, Cheerleaders, Dance Company, Dance Team, Friar Cell, Jazz Band, Japanese Animation Club, PC Band, PC Chorus, Pep Band, Stage Band, PC Women’s Chorus, Concert Chorale, I Cantori, Orchestra, Liturgical Choir, College Democrats, College Republicans, Student Congress, Accounting Association, American Chemical Society (ACS)/Phi Chi, American Council of Healthcare Executives, Biology Society, Debate Team, Education Club, History Club, Johannine Society, Law Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Organization of Student Workers (OSSW), Pershing Rifles, Philosophy Club, Science Fiction Club, Amnesty International, Commuter Club, Off Campus Residence Organization(OCRO), Residence Hall Association(RHA), SHEPARD, Step1, Strategic Games Club, Student Environmental Action Coalition(SEAC), Student Global AIDS Coalition, Women Will, Board of Students Supporting Athletics(BOSSA), Crew Club, Figure Skating Club, Golf Club, Intramural Athletic Board(IAB), Martial Arts Club, Men’s Rugby Club, Outdoor Adventure Club, Racquetball Club, Sailing Team, Ski& Snowboarding Club, Women’s Rugby Club, Board of Programmers.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Cowl-weekly


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Providence (9), Boston, MA (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Providence (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Providence (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 35% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,800
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other

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