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Colleges / University of Providence

University of Providence

Great Falls, MT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%

University of Providence Admissions

University of Providence is not competitive to get into. Around 98% of applicants get into University of Providence each year. Out of 104 applications received in 2023, 102 students were offered admission.

Check in with University of Providence's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

University of Providence Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of University of Providence's admissions stats.

University of Providence 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 1%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 14%
Waitlist No

University of Providence Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of Providence.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 15

Want to Apply Early to University of Providence?

University of Providence does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to University of Providence

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Providence

University of Providence has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into University of Providence?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Providence

Wondering what factors are considered by University of Providence during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Interview Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with University of Providence for more information on admission factors.

University of Providence 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to University of Providence, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with University of Providence's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Providence?

Students admitted to University of Providence have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Providence does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 1% of University of Providence's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at University of Providence, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Providence's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Providence students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to University of Providence

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to University of Providence. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in University of Providence during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

University of Providence Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to University of Providence?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Providence.

Does University of Providence accept transfer credits?

✅ University of Providence accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Providence accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does University of Providence accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ University of Providence accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to University of Providence?

✅ University of Providence is not test optional.

What is University of Providence's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for University of Providence is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Providence?

❌ University of Providence does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into University of Providence? University of Providence is a open admission institution. The University of Providence acceptance rate is 98%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.


University of Providence Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Providence is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Providence is Continuous processing.

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

University of Providence SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

Not available

University of Providence GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Providence, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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