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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Men's Soccer Defeat DePaul, 2-1
The Providence College men's soccer team defeated DePaul, 2-1, at the Ray Treacy Track and Field Complex on Wednesday night (Oct. 29).
Women's Hockey Opens Hockey ...
The Friars will play a home-and-home series against Boston College on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1. Boston College will host a contest on Friday at ...
Volleyball To Continue BIG...
The Providence College volleyball team will host Villanova on Friday, Oct. 31 and Seton Hall on Saturday, Nov. 1. Friday's match will start at 7:00 p.m....
Women's Cross Country To...
The Providence College women's cross country team will compete at the BIG EAST Championships in Carmel, Ind. on Friday, Oct. 31.
No. 8/11 Men's Soccer Plays ...
The No. 8/11 Providence College men's soccer team will host DePaul for its final conference home game of the season at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Field Hockey Announces...
The Providence College Field Hockey team has announced a $30,000 fundraising campaign to help send the current team on a European Tour during spring break to...
Men's Soccer Climbs In The...
The Providence College men's soccer team jumped higher in the national rankings this week (Tuesday, Oct. 28).