Tool December 2017

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Providence College (Providence, RI)


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Providence College is ranked 80 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 261 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 74%
Applicants who took ACT 38%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69927%
600+32%

SAT Math Score

700+6%
600-69933%
600+39%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2955%
24+71%

Students applied10,820
Students admitted5,954
Admission rate55%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,870
Fees$894
Room and board$14,240
Estimated book expense$980
Total cost$63,984

Cost after need-based aid$37,574
Cost after non-need-based aid$45,633

Average debt at graduation$39,775

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$60,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met84%
Average need-based aid$26,410
Average non-need-based aid$18,351

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,270

Full-Time

Men1,755
Women2,253

Part-Time

Men121
Women141

Freshmen retained93%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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