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Colleges / University of Providence

University of Providence

Great Falls, MT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

University of Providence Admissions

Reach out to University of Providence's admissions department for more information on applying.

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 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 4%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 40%
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 Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to University of Providence?

University of Providence may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with University of Providence directly for more information about early applications.

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

More on University of Providence Admissions

Transferring to University of Providence

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Providence

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

What Does University of Providence Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Providence

Curious about the factors that 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Interview Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Important
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered
Recommendation(s) 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. Make sure to check in 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
Standardized Test Scores
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 considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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, 4% of University of Providence's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 40% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for University of Providence?

To be competitive with other University of Providence applicants, you should aim to score between 550 and 680 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Providence 25% of admitted students scored higher than 680 and 25% of scored lower than 550, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Providence students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 590 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Providence students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 590 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for University of Providence?

To be most competitive at University of Providence, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Providence's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

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

• Spring 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 and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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

✅ University of Providence is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is University of Providence's acceptance rate?

✅ University of Providence has an acceptance rate of 96%.

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

🟨 University of Providence may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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University of Providence Admissions Requirements

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 96%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.


University of Providence Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Providence is Aug 5.

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 ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


17 to 23


17 and Less


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University of Providence SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

550 - 680


Math SAT Range

550 - 650


Reading SAT Range

590 - 630

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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