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Recent Alumni Outcomes at PC

Self-insight. Exploration. Professional skill development. Market readiness.

These are hallmarks of Providence College graduates. With these tools and the benefits of PC’s signature liberal arts education at their disposal, it’s no wonder our students have a competitive advantage in the workplace and in some of the best graduate programs in the country.

Class of 2018

97 %

are employed and/or attending school within six months of graduation.

87 %

are working in their desired field.

$51,630

is the mean starting salary one year after graduation.

96 %

completed an internship/career-appropriate experience.

Selected Places of Employment or Service for Members of the Class of 2018

Amica Mutual Insurance

AXA Advisors

Bank of America

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass

Boston’s Children’s Hospital

Citizens Bank

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Deloitte

Emergent BioSolutions

Ernst and Young

Hasbro, Inc.

IBM

John Hancock

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Lifespan Inc

Massachusetts General Hospital

MSK Cancer Center

Merrill Lynch

New York Life Insurance

Partners HealthCare

Prudential Financial

Rhode Island Hospital

Seismic Software, Inc

State Street Corporation

TechTarget

The TJX Companies

Tufts Medical Center

United Natural Foods

US Marine Corps.

US House of Representatives

Fidelity Investments

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Source: First Destination Survey


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Selected Schools Members of the Class of 2018 are Attending

Graduate Schools:

Boston College

Boston University

Brown University

Columbia University

Fairfield University

Georgetown University

Johns Hopkins University

New York University

Northeastern University

Providence College

Rutgers University

Syracuse University

University of Notre Dame

University of Pennsylvania

University of Rhode Island

Villanova University

Medical Schools:

Albany Medical College

Frank H. Netter M.D. School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Rutgers University

SUNY Optometry

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Law Schools: 

Brooklyn Law School

Fordham Law School

Georgetown University Law Center

Northeastern University School of Law

Roger Williams University School of Law

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

St. John’s University School of Law

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Tulane University Law School

University of Maine School of Law

University of New Hampshire School of Law

University of North Carolina School of Law

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Source: First Destination Survey


In a survey one year after graduation, alumni said their PC experience enhanced particular skills that are important in their professional lives. These skills include:

Critical Thinking

Problem-Solving

Written Communications

Oral Communications

Graduation & Retention Rate for the class of 2018

86%
51%
Providence College
Average*

Graduation Rate

* 6-YEAR GRADUATION RATE FOR STUDENTS IN INSTITUTIONS WITH THE CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION “MASTER’S COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: LARGER PROGRAMS”

SOURCE: 2019 Retention & Graduation History Report

93%
73%
Providence College
Average*

Retention Rate

2018 FULL-TIME STUDENTS

* AMONG FULL-TIME STUDENTS IN INSTITUTIONS WITH THE CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION “MASTER’S COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: LARGER PROGRAMS”

What alumni said:

PC alumni were surveyed about their first jobs after graduation. Of those who reported working full-time,

87 %

indicated that they were employed in the field in which they wanted to be working.

80 %

of alumni respondents were very or somewhat satisfied with their current position.

Source: First Destination Survey