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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Julianne Rurka Named College...
It was announced by College Sports Madness that Providence College softball sophomore Julianne Rurka (Warrenville, Ill.) was named College Sports Madness BIG...
Will Mazzone Named To BIG...
Providence College men's lacrosse senior Will Mazzone (Stony Brook, N.Y.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll today (May 2).
Head Coach John O'Neill To...
Providence College swimming and diving Head Coach John O'Neill will be honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on May 5 at the...
Softball Defeats Georgetown,...
The Providence College softball team defeated Georgetown, 10-1, on Sunday, May 1 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I.
Softball's Game Versus...
The Providence College softball game versus Georgetown on Sunday, May 1, which was scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m., has been moved to 11:00 a.m.
Softball Defeats Georgetown ...
The Providence College softball team defeated Georgetown in two games on Saturday, April 30 at Glay Field in Providence, R.I.
Men's Lacrosse Falls To No. ...
The Providence College men's lacrosse team fell to No. 17 Villanova, 14-7, in its 2016 regular-season finale on April 30 in Villanova, Pa. The Friars...
Men's and Women's Track...
The Providence College men's and women's track teams had a successful showing at the 122nd Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. last night (April 28).