Tool December 2016

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Providence College (Providence, RI)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 77.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 34.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 29.20%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 4.10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 33.30%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 36.10%
SAT I Math score 700+: 5.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 41.10%
ACT score 24-29: 55.00%
ACT score 30-36: 14.50%
ACT score 24+: 69.5%
Students applied: 10,215
Students admitted: 5,800
Admission rate: 57%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 81.1%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 90%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,703
Full-time enrolled women: 2,208
Part-time enrolled men: 137
Part-time enrolled women: 153
Total enrollment: 4,201

COSTS

Tuition: $46,080
Room and board: $13,790
Est. book expense: $940
Fees: $890
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $23,825
Average non-need-based aid: $19,280
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
682
Average aid package: $27,900
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,193
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
34%
% receiving student loans: 64%