Graduate Program Overview

Providence College is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Providence, Rhode Island. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,750. It offers seventeen (17) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameProvidence College
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI
Graduate School Students523 students
2 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$9,750
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 17 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 3 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Providence College with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $9,750 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $542.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$542
Books & Supplies$1,150
Room & Board$16,060 (On-Campus) / $12,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,212 (On-Campus) / $1,610 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,172
Off-Campus Total$24,710
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$9,162$9,240$9,660$9,750$9,750

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Providence College offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 17 major areas - 14 Master's , 3 Post-Bachelor'. 234 students have been conferred Master's degree and 21 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,821 students enrolled in Providence College including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 523 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 207 male and 316 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 195 full-time and 328 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 9 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students207
Women Students316
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students195
Part-time Students328
By race/ethnicity 401 White, 25 Black, and 4 Asian students are attending at Providence College. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races11
5 students are younger than 22 and 67 students are older than 65. The school has 315 students aged between 22 and 30 and 105 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over67
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Providence College, 2 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 9 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment492
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses9
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses481
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2
Rhode Island Resident1
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0

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