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CCRI Providence College Articulation Agreement

Providence College & CCRI Articulation Agreement

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Providence College Undergraduate Day School has partnered with the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) to facilitate a seamless transfer for students who have completed the Associates of Liberal Arts at CCRI with a 3.0 GPA and wish to pursue their Bachelor's Degree at Providence College.

The Providence College Articulation Agreement with CCRI is available to qualified students who wish to transfer to the Undergraduate Day School.  This agreement is separate from the GATA Agreement which is available to CCRI students who wish to attend the Providence College School of Continuing Education.

Copy of the Providence College Undergraduate Day School & Community College of RI Articulation Agreement​

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to be eligible to enter the Providence College Undergraduate Day School as part of the articulation agreement?

Students must earn an Associate in Arts degree in the Liberal Arts program and graduate from CCRI with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Students must also be in good academic and disciplinary standing when they enter the agreement.

How should I begin the process?

Students who are interested in entering the agreement, should visit the Advising Office at CCRI and complete the Providence College Request for Information form.  Once you are approved to enter the agreement, the transfer counselor from Providence College will contact you for a meeting to discuss the terms of the agreement and next steps.

When should I begin the process?

Students should begin the application process sometime before earning 24 credits.  This will allow ample time for appropriate academic advising.

If I am completing a dual enrollment program at CCRI, am I eligible to enter the agreement?

No – this agreement applies only to those students who complete the Associate in Arts degree after graduating from high school.

If I transfer classes into CCRI will I be eligible to enter the agreement?

Eligibility for students who transfer classes into CCRI will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  Courses transferred into CCRI will require an additional articulation review.

Will Providence College provide academic advising while I am still at CCRI?

Yes – students who are in the agreement will receive appropriate academic advising from PC to assure appropriate classes are completed for the intended major.

Are students eligible to enter all majors at Providence College?

Yes – students may enter any major at Providence College, but additional course work in some majors may be required to receive junior standing.  Students who declare Education or Social Work cannot enter PC with more than second-semester sophomore standing.

Do students who are under the agreement have to apply to Providence College?

Yes – students must submit the Common Application and forms for Transfer Students during the last semester at CCRI by April 1 if they intend to enter PC in the fall semester and by December 1 if they intend to enter PC in the spring semester.

Are students who are under the agreement required to pay the application fee?

No – the application fee is waived for anyone applying to PC who is part of the agreement.

What is the maximum number of credits I can transfer to Providence College?

Students may transfer a maximum of 60 credits to Providence College.  They must complete 2 full years in full-time attendance and 50% of the major classes at PC to be eligible to earn a degree.

How do I know if a class transfers to Providence College?

Advisors at both CCRI and Providence College will have transfer equivalency sheets and core requirement equivalency sheets.  Advisors and students can also access our Transfer Equivalency Database at the following link: http://departments.providence.edu/transfer-course-equivalency/

Will I receive financial aid from Providence College?

Students must submit both the FAFSA and CSS Profile Forms for consideration for financial aid.  In addition, each year, Providence College will award a $10,000 renewable scholarship totaling $20,000 to 5 qualified students who enter PC through the agreement. 

Can CCRI Students enroll at Providence College separate from the articulation agreement?

Yes – all students may apply to Providence College after one full year of full-time study separate from the articulation agreement.

If I am admitted to Providence College under the articulation agreement, but choose to attend another college, will I be released from the agreement?

Yes – If you choose not to attend Providence College for any reason, you should complete the Change of Status Form which is available in the CCRI advising office.

What is the difference between this agreement with CCRI and the Providence College GATA agreement?

This agreement pertains to the Providence College Undergraduate Day School, while the GATA agreement is with the Providence College School of Continuing Education.  Students who are interested in the GATA agreement should contact Anne Nagle, Assistant Dean, at anagle@providence.edu.

Who should I contact for more information about the articulation agreement with the day school?

Students who are interested in the articulation agreement with the day school should contact Sandra Miller, Transfer Counselor, at samiller@providence.edu​ or 401.865.1285.​