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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Naglestad Scores Late Goal...
The Providence College men's soccer team defeated St. John's, 3-2, on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Ray Treacy Track and Field Complex.
Women's Soccer Defeats BIG...
The Providence College women's soccer team defeated BIG EAST rival St. John's, 1-0, on Sunday, Oct. 19 in Jamaica, N.Y.
Women's Tennis Finishes Play...
Members of the Providence College women's tennis team competed at the ITA Northeast Regional Championships on Friday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 18. Junior...
Women's Hockey Defeated 2-1 ...
The Providence College women's ice hockey team was defeated by Colgate, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon. Junior Brittney Thunstrom (Coon Rapids, Minn.) scored the...
Friars Open 2014-15 Season...
The 2014-15 Providence College Late Night Madness celebration was a spectacular event that was a fun-filled evening for all in attendance.
Women's Hockey Skates To 3-3...
The Providence College women's ice hockey team tied Syracuse, 3-3, in an away non-conference game on Saturday, Oct. 18. Freshman Brooke Boquist (Thunder Bay,...
Volleyball Falls In Three To...
The Providence College volleyball team was defeated by Creighton in straight sets (25-10, 25-12, 25-7) on Sunday afternoon. Creighton improves to 15-7 (8-1...
Men's Cross Country Finishes...
The Providence College men's cross country team finished 11th out of 34 teams at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Friday, Oct. 17 in Madison, Wis.