Tool December 2016

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Providence College (Providence, RI)


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Providence College is ranked 93 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 285 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 34%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69929%
600+33%

SAT Math Score

700+5%
600-69936%
600+41%

ACT Score

30-3615%
24-2955%
24+70%

Students applied10,215
Students admitted5,800
Admission rate57%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$46,080
Fees$890
Room and board$13,790
Estimated book expense$940
Total cost$61,700

Cost after need-based aid$37,875
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,420

Average debt at graduation$37,740

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$57,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met82%
Average need-based aid$23,825
Average non-need-based aid$19,280

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,201

Full-Time

Men1,703
Women2,208

Part-Time

Men137
Women153

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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