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Location and Setting


Providence Population
178,432
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
154 acres

Weather

Temperature
19.1 average low in January, 76.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Providence
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Providence

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
76% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
24%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Brown Bear
School Colors
Brown, white, and red

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x      
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Gymnastics x      
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Rowing x   x  
Rugby x      
Skiing (Downhill) x      
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Water Polo x   x  
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Gymnastics x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Rowing x  
Rugby x  
Skiing (Downhill) x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Water Polo x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports    
Fencing x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Rowing x  
Rugby    
Skiing (Downhill)    
Soccer x  
Softball    
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Water Polo x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, sailing, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
11% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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