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Fast Facts

The University of Providence is a private, Roman Catholic liberal arts university, founded in 1932 by the Sisters of Providence. The University has two schools; the School of Liberal Arts and Science, and the School of Health Professions.

The School of Liberal Arts and Science is a traditional, residential campus located in Great Falls, Montana.

95% of students receive scholarships
480 undergraduates

We offer eleven undergraduate majors (several offered online) and three graduate online majors. Anything from philosophy degrees to business administration, UP offers a variety of disciplines to meet your interests.

Kelsey Anderson handing out pamplets

Serving and volunteering are critical to our mission. We offer many opportunities for you to connect with God and your fellow classmates.

12 to 1 student to faculty ratio
25 percent of students are catholic
Student shooting a free throw during basketball practice

Our athletic programs are part of the NAIA Division I. Our athletics include men’s and women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s wrestling, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf, women’s softball, men’s and women’s cross country and track, men’s hockey, and men’s and women’s rodeo.

Students hugging a tree

Freshman, cohort experiential program, the Corps of Discovery focused on emotional, spiritual, and intellectual development.

The School of Health Professions offers programs designed to meet the needs of healthcare leaders and caregivers within Providence Health, and in other healthcare organizations around the country for those seeking a career or advancement in healthcare.

4 certificate programs 4 undergraduate degrees 4 graduate degrees
Programs address national and professional standards
A healthcare student speaking with an instructor

Faculty are actively working in healthcare and provide students access to current healthcare policy issues, evolving trends, and real-world challenges facing the industry.

305 undergraduates (200 in nursing) and 167 graduate students *