University of Providence

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,692
2.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,288
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.02%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
55.4%
386 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
998
67.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
43.1%
56 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 (183 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (14 degrees).

In 2019, 399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Providence. 74.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (301 degrees), 6.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $25,692, which is $−1,588 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $25,692, which is $−1,588 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,288.

In 2019, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,692
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Providence was $25,692. The cost of tuition at University of Providence is $−1,588 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$22,288
2019 Value
14.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Providence had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,288. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Providence grew by 14.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,742
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Providence was of $8,742 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 6.67% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at University of Providence received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 11.9% with respect to 2018, when 67% 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.
8.02%
2017 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Providence was 8.02%, which represents 19 out of the 237 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 386 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 12.3% annual decline. Out of those 386 applicants, 214 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.4% acceptance rate.

There were 998 students enrolled at University of Providence in 2019, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Providence has an overall enrollment yield of 48.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
214
Accepted Out of 386

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Providence was 55.4% (214 admissions from 386 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 56.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −12.3%, while admissions declined by −13.7%.

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage
1
Scores Submitted

1% of enrolled first-time students at University of Providence in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Providence has a total enrollment of 998 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 678 students and the part-time enrollment is 320. This means that 67.9% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.7% White, 4.61% Black or African American, 3.91% Asian, 3.71% Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.701% 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 (45.5%), followed by White Male (27.9%) and Black or African American Male (3.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.2%), followed by White Male (19.6%) and Asian Female (5.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 998 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 678 and the part-time enrollment is 320. This means that 67.9% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2019 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 58%. 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
    755
  2. Black or African American
    46
  3. Asian
    39

The enrolled student population at University of Providence is 75.7% White, 4.61% Black or African American, 3.91% Asian, 3.71% Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.701% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 73 students (7.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 199 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 (301 degrees awarded). There were 6.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (49 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Providence is Registered Nursing (183 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (14 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 (278 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), and Legal (7 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 (1,437,402 people), Other managers (207,837 people), Medical & health services managers (189,757 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (177,676 people), and Social workers, all other (165,224 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (278 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Legal (7 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (16 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, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (278 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Legal (7 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (16 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 (1,667,342 people), Elementary & secondary schools (619,745 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (431,345 people), Outpatient care centers (397,929 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (337,870 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Health (278 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 degrees), Legal (7 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (16 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. 183 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 18 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 14 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Providence was Registered Nursing with 183 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

100
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
299
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 100 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence, which is 0.334 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (299).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 35 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 0.236 times less than the 148 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 148 degrees were awarded to women at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 4.23 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 27% of students graduating from University of Providence completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Providence is Male and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 7.14% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

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

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Providence is white (301 degrees awarded). There were 6.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (49 degrees).

12.3% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    223 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Providence is white female (223 degrees awarded). There were 2.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (78 degrees).

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Operations

University of Providence has an endowment valued at nearly $14.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $723k (5.08%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, University of Providence had a total salary expenditure of $25.4M. University of Providence employs 14 Assistant professors, 13 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at University of Providence are Female Associate professors (9), Male Assistant professors(8), and Female Instructors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence are: Management, with 32 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.2M
2019 Endowment
4.12%
growth from 2018

University of Providence has an endowment valued at about $14.2M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Providence grew 4.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.5M 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. $465k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Providence received $465k 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

$10.7M
2019 Salaries
23.4%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Providence paid a median of $10.7M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($25.4M) and a 23.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.2% growth from 2017 and a 12.8% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.99M
Instructional Salaries
53
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Providence paid a total of $2.99M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
32 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Providence were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 13 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence were Management with 32 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Providence was Female Associate professor with 9 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Female Instructor with 6 employees.

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

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