Providence College Science Complex exterior, architectural, sky, dusk


Unlock Your Potential

Since we opened our doors in 1917, our commitment to academic excellence has been at the heart of the Providence College experience. That tradition continues to this day. It defines our signature Development of Western Civilization Program, strengthens our distinctive Core Curriculum, and fosters close collaboration between faculty and students that inspires innovation and achievement.

At PC, your classes will be challenging and combined with research, scholarship, service, and internship opportunities, you’ll gain the experience and perspective you’ll need to succeed after PC.

Torch watermark

Undergraduate Information

Liu Wang, Ryan Center, school of businessProvidence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education. Committed to fostering academic excellence through the sciences and humanities, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. PC’s traditional undergraduate academic programs are housed in four schools:

Graduate Information

graduate school, graduate class

At Providence College, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a distinctive program of study led by committed teacher-scholars who are experts in their fields. You’ll learn the skills necessary to thrive in a competitive job market and have the support of a passionate alumni network every step of the way. You’ll consider diverse perspectives, tackle challenging philosophical and spiritual questions, and learn what it means to truly be a part of a community. Graduate study at PC doesn’t just prepare you for a successful career; it prepares you for a successful life.

Continuing Education Information

SCE, continuing educationProvidence College’s School of Continuing Education provides academic programs designed to meet the educational needs of adult students.

Phillips Memorial Library

Alex George '19 Students Studying, Phillips Memorial Library, LifestyleThe Phillips Memorial Library provides resources, services, technology, and spaces in support of the College’s intellectual mission. With more than 100,000 square feet of space, the library features individual, small, and large group spaces; quiet-zone and deep-quiet-zone spaces; Windows and Apple desktops, printers, and scanners; classroom space for research and primary source education sessions; and flexible, technology-enhanced classrooms. The library also provides access to extensive research resources in print and digital formats, including journals, books, databases, and multimedia.


chemistry lab

Undergraduate Research

At PC, students can work side-by-side with experts from a range of disciplines. This experience gives our students the confidence, expertise, and résumé-building credentials that set them apart in the workplace and in graduate school.


Taylor Gibson '17 Study Abroad Morocco, students,  travel

Study Abroad

Through our study abroad programs, you can study the New Testament in Rome, explore international business in Shanghai, brush up on Shakespeare in London, and so much more. Nearly half of all PC students study abroad each year.



The Chirico Career Center offers programs and services that help students identify their strengths, discover academic interests, and achieve educational, internship, and career goals.