Providence College GPA, SAT and ACT Data

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Providence College GPA, SAT and ACT Graph

Providence College GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Admission
Providence College GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores for Admission. Data courtesy of Cappex.

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Discussion of Providence College's Admissions Standards:

Providence College is selective Catholic institution located in Providence, Rhode Island. Over a third of all applicants will not be admitted, and those who do get in tend to have high school grades and standardized test scores that are well above average. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent accepted students. You can see that most students who got into Providence College had GPAs of 3.3 or higher, SAT scores (RW+M) above 11500, and ACT composite scores of 24 or better. Many successful applicants had solid "A" averages. If your SAT or ACT scores are below the optimal range for Providence, don't worry -- the college has a test-optional admissions policy.

Note that some students with solid grades and test scores did not get into Providence College. You'll find some yellow dots (waitlisted students) and red dots (rejected students) mixed in with the blue and green in the middle of the graph. On the other hand, you'll notice that some students got in with grades and test scores that are below the norm. This is because Providence College has holistic admissions and uses the Common Application. A successful application needs to demonstrate more than strong numerical data. Students who get in need to write a winning essay, get strong letters of recommendation, and show meaningful involvement in extracurricular activities. Most import of all is a challenging high school curriculum with Honors and AP classes.

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