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Providence College
Office of Admission
Harkins Hall 103
1 Cunningham Square
Providence, Rhode Island 02918

Phone:  +1-401-865-2535
Fax:       +1-401-865-2826

Patricia M. Bergantino
Assistant Dean of Admission;
Coordinator for International UG Admission
Contact for Asia and Oceania

Father Iriarte Andújar, O.P.
Associate Dean of Admission
Contact for Latin America

Matthew S. Maurano
Assistant Dean of Admission
Contact for Canada, Europe, and Africa

International Student Information

At Providence College, you'll find a warm, welcoming community and a rigorous academic program that is interwoven with every aspect of campus life - from extracurricular activities to community service to athletics. Our professors are deeply engaged in research and scholarship - and so are our students. Here, students have the opportunity to work side-by-side with experts in everything from literature to stem cells. 

As an international student. you'll receive the personal attention you need to make the transition seamless - something rarely found on larger college campuses. Our International Student Welcome Program will help you get acquainted with campus, while the Center for International Studies will provide support throughout your college career. Through the International Student Organization (ISO) and the many other student clubs on campus, you can easily make new friends and find a supportive community for your four years at Providence College - and beyond. 

Providence College's National Reputation
  • U.S. News and World Report ranks PC # 2 among top universities in the North region and among the top regional universities in the Best Value category. 
  • Bloomberg Businessweek considers the PC School of Business, which recently earned AACSB International accreditation, one of the country's Top 125 business schools. In Admission, Bloomberg ranks the PC finance program 40th and its business ethics program 45th, exceptionally high rankings signaling distinctiveness on a national scale. 
  • The Providence College Department of Global Studies won the 2012 Sen. Paul Simon Spotlight Award for Campus Internationalization for its commitment to student engagement, global awareness, cross cultural immersion, and real-world problem-solving. 

Further information for your consideration:


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Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity