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Providence College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Providence, RI

Providence College – Snapshot

Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,944

Average annual cost of attendance: $37,476

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $27,000

Campus Setting: Midsize City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Providence College Tuition based on Family Income

For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $19,510

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $21,129

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $30,582

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $32,915

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $45,128

The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Providence College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Providence College Graduate Success

Graduation rate: 84%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 92%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $64,100

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 84%

Providence College Admissions

Providence College Acceptance Rate: 55%

Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 520 to 630

SAT Critical Reading: 510 to 610

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 23 to 29

ACT Math: 23 to 28

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Providence College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Providence College Student Debt

Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 15%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 55%

Typical student debt: $27,000

Typical monthly loan payment: $287

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Majors at Providence College

These are the most popular areas of study offered at Providence College:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 9%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 39%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 7%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 6%
  • History – 4%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 3%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 3%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 3%
  • Social Sciences – 9%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 1%

For more information about the various majors at Providence College, visit their website.

Providence College Diversity

Overall Composition at Providence College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Providence College full time:  96%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Providence College part time:  4%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Providence College:  6%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 1%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 9%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 5%

White: 77%

Providence College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools

Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 18.6

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.