Providence College and Theological Seminary: Narrative Description

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Otterburne, MB, Canada R0A 1G0
Tel: (204)433-7488; 800-668-7768; Admissions: (204)433-7488; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent interdenominational, comprehensive, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1925. Setting: 100-acre rural campus with easy access to Winnipeg. Endowment: $715,028. Educational spending 2002-03: $2427 per student. Total enrollment: 886. Faculty: 50 (18 full-time, 32 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. Students come from 16 provinces and territories, 17 other countries, 30% from out-of province, 60% live on campus. Retention: 70% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences and history; liberal arts/general studies; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 4 recommendations. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $9850 includes full-time tuition ($5400), mandatory fees ($450), and college room and board ($4000). Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $192 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $18 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, controlled dormitory access. 310 college housing spaces available; 298 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. 47,756 books and 635 serials. Operations spending 2002-03: $204,000. 14 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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