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​Academics

Providence College’s academic approach and liberal arts curriculum embraces aspects of the whole person – intellectual, spiritual, moral, aesthetic and social.
 

Our Distinctive Core

Image PC students will be challenged by a distinct core that gives them a liberal arts education while, at the same time, has them explore areas in considerable depth.

Engaged Learning

Image Engaged learning reinforces classroom teaching, develops critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills, and allows students to apply their knowledge to real-world challenges.

Signature Programs and Studies

Image Along with dozens of academic majors and minors to choose from, students have the opportunity to participate in unique programs of study.
Academics News More

Back to School
The academic year begins with the arrival of 1,037 freshmen and 21 new tenure-track faculty.

State of the Art
Dr. Deborah Johnson’s research demonstrates the economic impact of the arts in R.I.

Arts & Sciences Scholars
Four faculty members in different disciplines are awarded summer research grants.

Professionalism Personified
Mary R. Politelli’s caring disposition permeated the School of Business and the College.

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New Faculty
Academic News
Common Reading Program
Faculty and Staff Accomplishments
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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