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Colleges / Providence College

Providence College

Providence, RI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate53%
Acceptance Rate53%

About Providence College

Providence College is a private, religious college in the suburb of Providence, Rhode Island. Providence College was founded in 1917. The college enrolls around 4,756 students a year, including 4,290 undergrads.

Providence College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Providence College. Providence College admitted 53% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 5,874 out of 11,129 total applicants were accepted.

Providence College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 62%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 56%

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Providence College is located in the town of Providence, Rhode Island, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you are interested in seeing Providence College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Providence, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T.F. Green.

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College Info

1 Cunningham Square Providence, RI 2918

Campus Setting: Suburban

Providence College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Providence College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Providence College is Apr 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Providence College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1330


Math SAT Range

550 - 670


Reading SAT Range

570 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1330 and Above


1130 to 1330


1130 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Providence College students is 1278. Applicants with SAT scores of 1330 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Providence College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1330 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Providence College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Providence College is like? There are approximately 4,756 students enrolled at Providence College, including 4,290 undergraduate students and 466 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 12% percent are from RI and 88% percent of students are from other states.


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