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
Jovana Nogic Named To BIG...
Providence College junior guard Jovana Nogic (Belgrade, Serbia) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Monday, Nov. 20. She averaged 23.5 points, 4....
Women's Basketball Prepares ...
The Providence College women’s basketball team will hit the road to play three games in three days at the Savannah Invitational. Tournament play opens...
Providence Volleyball Drops ...
VILLANOVA, PA. – The Providence College volleyball team finished its regular season with a match against the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday, Nov. 18....
Men take 2nd, Women take 4th...
Men dominate the 200-yard freestyle, taking first through sixth place to earn maximum points
No. 10/9 Men's Hockey...
The Friars erased a four-goal deficit on Saturday to salvage a tie against the Warriors.
#10 Women's Hockey Sweeps...
The No. 10 Providence College women’s hockey team earned a decisive 5-0 victory over the Merrimack College Warriors on Nov. 18 at Schneider Arena.
Women's Hoops Drops 60-51...
The Providence College women’s basketball team came out on the short end of a hard-fought battle against Penn State, 60-51, on Nov. 18 in Providence, R...
LOUISVILLE, KY. – The Providence College women’s cross country team raced at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday,...