University of Providence

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,462
3% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,023
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.64%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
98.5%
272 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,005
71.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
38%
57 Graduates

About

University of Providence is a higher education institution located in Cascade County, MT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Providence were Registered Nursing (142 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (17 degrees).

In 2020, 372 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Providence. 76.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (282 degrees), 8.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $26,462, which is $−1,938 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $26,462, which is $−1,938 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,023.

In 2020, 64% of undergraduate students attending University of Providence received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,462
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Providence was $26,462. The cost of tuition at University of Providence is $−1,938 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$25,023
2020 Value
12.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Providence had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,023. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Providence grew by 12.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,997
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Providence was of $8,997 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.92% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at University of Providence received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 8.47% with respect to 2019, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.64%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Providence was 5.64%, which represents 11 out of the 195 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Providence received 272 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 29.5% annual decline. Out of those 272 applicants, 268 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,005 students enrolled at University of Providence in 2020, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Providence has an overall enrollment yield of 55.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
268
Accepted Out of 272

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Providence was 98.5% (268 admissions from 272 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 55.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −29.5%, while admissions grew by 25.2%.

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage
8
Scores Submitted

8% of enrolled first-time students at University of Providence in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Providence has a total enrollment of 1,005 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 722 students and the part-time enrollment is 283. This means that 71.8% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.2% White, 5.67% Black or African American, 4.48% Asian, 3.98% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.796% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at University of Providence in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.6%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Black or African American Male (3.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.1%), followed by White Male (21.1%) and Asian Female (5.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,005 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 722 and the part-time enrollment is 283. This means that 71.8% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Providence was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), University of Providence had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    756
  2. Black or African American
    57
  3. Asian
    45

The enrolled student population at University of Providence is 75.2% White, 5.67% Black or African American, 4.48% Asian, 3.98% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.796% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 62 students (6.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 198 more women than men received degrees from University of Providence. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Providence is white (282 degrees awarded). There were 8.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Providence is Registered Nursing (142 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Providence, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (243 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), and Biology (29 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Providence are Registered nurses (1,422,140 people), Physicians (524,731 people), Other managers (268,360 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (264,484 people), and Medical & health services managers (225,957 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (243 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Providence are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (243 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Providence are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,060,428 people), Elementary & secondary schools (739,730 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (543,430 people), Outpatient care centers (440,513 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (415,333 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (243 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (18 degrees), Biology (29 degrees), Psychology (16 degrees), and Protective Services (11 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Providence.
Most Common
  1. 142 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Providence was Registered Nursing with 142 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

87
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
285
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 87 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence, which is 0.305 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (285).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 20 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 0.164 times less than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 122 degrees were awarded to women at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 6.1 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from University of Providence completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Providence is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.51% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    282 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Providence is white (282 degrees awarded). There were 8.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

9.41% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    220 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Providence is white female (220 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (62 degrees).

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Operations

University of Providence has an endowment valued at nearly $14.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $302k (2.09%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, University of Providence had a total salary expenditure of $24.3M. University of Providence employs 11 Professors, 11 Associate professors, and 10 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Providence are Female Associate professors (8), Male Professors(6), and Male No academic ranks (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence are: Management, with 28 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.4M
2020 Endowment
1.42%
growth from 2019

University of Providence has an endowment valued at about $14.4M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Providence grew 1.42% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $570k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Providence received $570k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.5M
2020 Salaries
1.94%
decline from 2019

In 2020, University of Providence paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($24.3M) and a 1.94% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 23.4% growth from 2018 and a 15.2% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.83M
Instructional Salaries
46
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Providence paid a total of $2.83M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Providence were Professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence were Management with 28 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Providence was Female Associate professor with 8 employees, Male Professor with 6 employees, and Male No academic rank with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Providence.

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