Providence College Information
Providence College is primarily a four-year college of the liberal arts and sciences with an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 3,600 men and women. It is conducted under the auspices of the Order of Preachers of the Province of St. Joseph, commonly known as the Dominicans.
Founded in 1917 under an act of incorporation approved by the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island, its Charter contains the following statement: "No person shall be denied any of the privileges, honors or degrees of said college on account of the religious opinions he may entertain." It is a coeducational, equal-opportunity institution and is duly accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.Location
The college is situated on a 105 acre campus in the city of Providence, Rhode Island. It enjoys the advantages of an atmosphere far removed from the traffic and commerce of the metropolitan area, but it also provides easy access to the many cultural attractions of a city which is not only the capital of an historic state but also the center of a variety of institutions of higher learning.Directions
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Women's Tennis Defeats...
The Providence College women's tennis team earned their second BIG EAST Conference victory of the season on Sunday, April 19 as they bested the visiting...
U.S. Senate Honors...
Today, the U.S. Senate honored the hard work and dedication of the Providence College men's ice hockey team and their storybook season as the 2015 NCAA...
Leaman Named USCHO Coach Of ...
Providence College men's hockey Head Coach Nate Leaman was named the USCHO.com Coach Of The Year on April 16.
Softball Falls To Villanova,...
The Providence College softball team fell to Villanova, 2-1, in the final game of their BIG EAST series on Sunday, April 19.
Softball Splits Doubleheader...
The Providence College softball team split a doubleheader at Villanova on Saturday afternoon. The Friars won the first game, 2-1, in 10 innings and fell in...
Men's Lacrosse Falls At 5th-...
The Providence College men's lacrosse team fell to No. 5 Denver, 13-9, on Saturday, April 18 in Denver, Colo.
Men's Hockey To Be Honored...
The 2015 national champion Providence College men's hockey team will be honored by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Boston Red Sox this weekend.
Men's Lacrosse Set To Face...
The Providence College men's lacrosse team will play 5th-ranked Denver at 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 18 at the Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium in Denver, ...