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 advanced its record to 3-0 on the young season with a commanding 7-0 victory over non-conference rival Fairfield...
Women's Soccer Defeats...
The Providence College women's soccer defeated Villanova in double overtime, 1-0, on Oct. 8 at the Ray Treacy Track in Providence, R.I.
Men's And Women's Cross...
The Providence College men's and women's cross country teams will compete at Franklin Park in Boston, Mass. at the New England Championships this Saturday,...
Field Hockey Set To Face...
The Providence College field hockey team will play back-to-back road games against Villanova and Quinnipiac this weekend. The Friars start their road trip...
Volleyball Takes Down Seton ...
The Providence College volleyball team defeated BIG EAST foe Seton Hall, 3-2, on Oct. 7 at Alumni Hall in Providence, R.I. The Friars improve to 10-9...
Kris Dunn Named CBS Sports...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - It was announced on October 6 that Providence junior guard Kris Dunn (New London, Conn.) was selected as a Preseason First Team All-Americ...
#7 Men's Hockey Opens...
Friars and RedHawks battle in rematch from last March's NCAA East semifinal.