University of Providence

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$24,240

13.6% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,367

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.45%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

61.6%

487 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,066

48.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

27.8%

37 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 (118 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (30 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (14 degrees).

In 2017, 254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Providence. 70.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (184 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $24,240, which is $-954 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Providence is $24,240, which is $-954 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,367.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$24,240

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Providence was $24,240. The cost of tuition at University of Providence is $-954 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$19,367

2017 Value

4.35%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Providence had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,367. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Providence grew by 4.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,009

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Providence was of $7,009 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 13.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at University of Providence received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.75% with respect to 2016, when 80% 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.

7.45%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Providence was 7.45%, which represents 19 out of the 255 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 487 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 56.8% annual decline. Out of those 487 applicants, 300 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,066 students enrolled at University of Providence in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Providence has an overall enrollment yield of 29.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

300

Accepted Out of 487

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Providence was 61.6% (300 admissions from 487 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 56.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -56.8%, while admissions declined by -53.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Providence in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Providence has a total enrollment of 1,066 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 520 students and the part-time enrollment is 546. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.1% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 2.63% Black or African American, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.563% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Providence in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.7%), followed by White Male (25.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (47.1%), followed by White Male (9.8%) and Black or African American Female (3.92%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,066 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Providence is 520 and the part-time enrollment is 546. This means that 48.8% of students enrolled at University of Providence are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 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 69%. 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

    726

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    122

  3. Asian

    39

The enrolled student population at University of Providence is 68.1% White, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.66% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 2.63% Black or African American, 1.03% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.563% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 76 students (7.13%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 106 more women than men received degrees from University of Providence. The majority of degree recipients at University of Providence are white (184 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Providence is Registered Nursing (118 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (30 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (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 Biology (30 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), and Psychology (23 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 (1,415,308 people), Physicians (527,645 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (289,916 people), Other managers (235,640 people), and Postsecondary teachers (220,523 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Psychology (23 degrees), Health (118 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Psychology (23 degrees), Health (118 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 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 (2,037,531 people), Elementary & secondary schools (713,898 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (539,601 people), Outpatient care centers (410,822 people), and Offices of physicians (401,994 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Providence are Biology (30 degrees awarded), Legal (9 degrees), Psychology (23 degrees), Health (118 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Providence was Registered Nursing with 118 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 74

  2. 180

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence, which is 0.411 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (180).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 17 degrees were awarded to men at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 0.168 times less than the 101 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 101 degrees were awarded to women at University of Providence in Registered Nursing, which is 5.94 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 25% of students graduating from University of Providence completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Providence is Male and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 13.5% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    184 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Providence is white (184 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (17 degrees).

6.69% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    137 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Providence is white female (137 degrees awarded). There were 2.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (47 degrees).

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Operations

University of Providence has an endowment valued at nearly $13.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.43M (10.8%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, University of Providence had a total expenditure of $18.6M. Of that $18.6M, they spent $7.55M on salaries and $18.6M on benefits.

University of Providence employs 19 Assistant professors, 11 Professors, and 10 Instructors. Most academics at University of Providence are Female Assistant professors (11), Male Assistant professors(8), and Female Instructors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 34 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Service with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$13.2M

2017 Endowment

28.6%

growth from 2016

University of Providence has an endowment valued at about $13.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Providence grew 28.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.9M 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. $763k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Providence received $763k 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

Primary Expenses

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$7.55M

Salary Expenditure

$18.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Providence had a total expenditure of $18.6M. Of that $18.6M, they spent $7.55M on salaries and $18.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$7.55M

2017 Salaries

12.8%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Providence paid a median of $7.55M in salaries, which represents 40.7% of their overall expenditure ($18.6M) and a 12.8% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.42% growth from 2015 and a 1.73% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.42M

Instructional Salaries

48

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Providence paid a total of $2.42M to 48 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

19 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Providence were Assistant professor with 19 employees; Professor with 11 employees; and Professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Providence were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 34 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Service with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Providence was Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Female Instructor with 7 employees.

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

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