University of Providence

Men's NAIA
1 / 10
876 Undergrads / 1,038 Students
6 / 10
$22,288 Net Price
7 / 10
55% Admitted
  • Team Conference


  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
28% / 38%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Argos primarily travel around neighboring states, including Washington, Portland and Idaho. The team also travels to Colorado and within Montana. The team is NAIA, which means it can provide athletic scholarships to its players. However, the NAIA does not organize lacrosse so the team plays MCLA competition. Exception is Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic conference (WHAC) within NAIA.

Recruit Commits
Joshua Bell Castle View Castle Rock, CO Mid, Faceoff
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1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, MT, 59405 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Great Falls Montana Area
  • Missoula Montana Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Billings Montana Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Spokane Washington Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Salt Lake City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Providence Health & Services
  • State of Montana
  • United States Air Force
  • US Army
  • Sisters of Providence Health System
  • Great Falls Public Schools
  • D.A. Davidson Companies
  • Missoula County Public Schools
  • University of Montana
  • Walmart
  • Benefis Health System
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Accenture
  • AT&T
  • United States Army Reserve
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Administrative
  • Legal
  • Consulting
  • Media and Communication
  • Human Resources
  • Program and Project Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
410 - 520
410 - 530
910 - 1130
13 - 21
16 - 24
16 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 510 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 386 121 265
% Admitted 55% 51% 57%
% Admits That Enroll 49% 71% 39%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.23
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High School Rank
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Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (64%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (64%)
Business (7%)
Business Administration and Management, General (6%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
Psychology (4%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (4%)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (4%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (3%)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science (3%)
Psychology, General (3%)
Legal Studies, General (2%)
Legal Assistant/Paralegal (2%)
Computer & Information Sciences (1%)
Computer Science (1%)
English Language & Literature (1%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$26,242
Books & Supplies$1,000
Cost of Living$9,466
Personal Expenses$4,000
Sticker Price$40,708

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$16,164
Federal Grants31%$5,430
Pell Grants30%$4,569
Other Federal10%$2,910
State & Local Grants0%$0
Institutional Grants99%$14,462
Student Loans73%$10,553
Federal Loans72%$7,943
Other Loans15%$12,685

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $13.7 Million $13,171

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $16,750 $276

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.0%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 436 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $32,500

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 7.74 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 28% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 1 1
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 1 1
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with other professional programs
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, higher part-time
Size and SettingFour-year, very small, primarily residential

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