Providence College

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Group.png Providence College  
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MottoVeritas
Formation1917
HeadquartersProvidence (Rhode Island), Rhode Island
Type• Private
• Coeducational
• Catholic
Other nameFriars
Rhode Island Catholic university

Providence College is a private, Catholic university in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 1917, the college offers 49 majors and 34 minors.[1] It requires all its students to complete 16 credits in the Development of Western Civilization, a major part of the college's core curriculum.[2] In the spring of 2021, it enrolled 4,128 undergraduate students and 688 graduate students for a total enrollment of 4,816 students.

Providence College was founded in 1917 as an all-male school through the efforts of the Diocese of Providence and the Dominican Province of St. Joseph. The central figure in the college's incorporation was Matthew Harkins, Bishop of Providence, who sought an institution that would establish a center of advanced learning for the Catholic youth of Rhode Island. In 1970, the college decided to admit women starting with the 1971–1972 school year.[3]

 

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