Tool December 2017

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Providence College (Providence, RI)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 74.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 38.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 32.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 33.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 6.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 39.00%
ACT score 24-29: 55.00%
ACT score 30-36: 16.00%
ACT score 24+: 71%
Students applied: 10,820
Students admitted: 5,954
Admission rate: 55%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 81%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 93%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,755
Full-time enrolled women: 2,253
Part-time enrolled men: 121
Part-time enrolled women: 141
Total enrollment: 4,270

COSTS

Tuition: $47,870
Room and board: $14,240
Est. book expense: $980
Fees: $894
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 84%
Average need-based aid: $26,410
Average non-need-based aid: $18,351
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
658
Average aid package: $32,024
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,910
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 45%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
28%
% receiving student loans: 70%