University of Providence

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Great Falls, MT

$26,662

Avg tuition

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About University of Providence

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Providence is a small private university located on an urban campus in Great Falls, Montana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,005, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 99%. The university offers 29 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 38%, and a student-faculty ratio of 8:1. Tuition and fees for students are $26,662.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

99% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

61% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

38% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 830-1010

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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The student-to-faculty ratio at this school is lower than other schools.

This means there are more faculty for each student, which can create an opportunity for more individualized attention and support in your studies.

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1k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

8:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

75%

Unknown

6%

Black

6%

Hispanic

4%

Asian

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Two or more races

Information not available

Female student population

70%

Socio-economic diversity

37% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

20

Total Online Enrollment

1,005

Student Location Breakout

100% 0%

Percent of Programs Online

49% On-campus

51% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 28% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 100% online

Master's Check Bold 89% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

Information not available

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,842
State Grant Aid Information not available
Institution Grant Aid $13,952
Pell Grant Aid $4,525

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.