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Undergraduate Admissions Information

Experience the University of Providence, where each day is shaped by the spectacular surroundings of Montana’s Big Sky Country

Stretch out of your comfort zone with the Corps of Discovery – University of Providence’s freshman experience – and build lasting friendships while exploring the outdoors and participating in service projects and special retreat weekends.

As you try new activities and become more curious about the world around you, you will have all the support you need to deepen your faith, find your calling, and be provided the opportunity to obtain a liberal arts education for living and making a living.

Be sure to look over our School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Checklist below to ensure that you’ve got everything in order before classes begin. Welcome to the Argo Family!

For a list of all academic programs, click here.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Application Checklist
  1. Complete your application on our website
  2. Official high school transcript. Official transcripts can be sent directly from your high school to: University of Providence | Admissions | 1301 20th Street South | Great Falls, MT 59405, or may be submitted electronically. Include transcripts from any dual enrollment or other pre-college programs that you have attended, and results of any AP tests you have taken.
  3. Transfer Students – If you are transferring from another university/college, official transcripts will be required from any institution previously attended.
  4. If a minimum 2.7 GPA was not achieved in prior high school or college coursework, an additional admission essay and academic review will be required.
  5. Official ACT or SAT score report if your score with test date is not recorded on your high school transcript. Our ACT code is 2410, SAT is 4058. Providing official test scores is strongly recommended, but not required to be reviewed for admission. If you have taken either test, it is best to have your scores sent to the University of Providence.
  6. Once we receive your application and all required supplemental documents, you will be notified of the admission decision within two weeks.
School of Health Professions Application Checklist

General Baccalaureate Degree Program Application Requirements (Healthcare Administration and Nursing)

  1. Complete your application on our website
  2. Official high school transcript. Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Admissions Office from your high school. Include transcripts from any dual enrollment or other pre-college programs that you have attended, and results of any AP tests you have taken.
  3. Official transcript from any university/college where undergraduate coursework was completed. Transcripts can be sent directly to: University of Providence | Admissions | 1301 20th Street South |Great Falls, MT59405, or may be submitted electronically directly from institution.
  4. If a minimum 2.7 GPA was not achieved in prior high school or college coursework, an additional admission essay and academic review will be required.  

 

Program Specific Requirements – Baccalaureate Degree Programs

Healthcare Administration
A placement essay is required.  The criteria will be emailed directly to you as soon as your admission application is submitted.

Accelerated Nursing Program

  1. Essay to explain how this degree program will benefit you personally and professionally in your current and/or future career.
  2. Both the University admission application and the nursing program application must be submitted.  The nursing program application will open on April 1, 2021 and accepted through June 15, 2021.

RN/BSN

  1. Essay to explain how this degree program will benefit you personally and professionally in your current and/or future career.
  2. Copy of your active and unencumbered RN license.

Certificate Programs (Applied Health Informatics, Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Technician)

  1. Complete your application on our website
  2. Medical Assistant and Pharmacy Technician applicants must submit an Official high school transcript. Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Admissions Office from your high school. Include transcripts from any dual enrollment or other pre-college programs that you have attended, and results of any AP tests you have taken.
Next Steps for Admitted Students
  1. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov send FAFSA results to the University of Providence (school code 002527). The FAFSA is available beginning Oct. 1 in the year prior to the academic year for which you are applying. You may be asked to provide follow up information as part of the financial aid process, so please pay attention to any communication from FAFSA or from the Financial Aid Office.
  2. Pay your tuition deposit of $150. This secures your place in our incoming class and confirms that you are committed to attending the University of Providence.
  3. Provide immunization records showing dates of MMR 1 & 2 vaccinations (required by Montana state law for on-campus students).
  4. Pay your housing deposit (residential students only) of $250 and submit the housing registration form. 
  5. Complete the STARTUP Online Orientation course. Instructions on how to participate in this course will be provided for students upon submitting the tuition deposit.
  6. Health Professions Students will also be required to participate in mandatory program-specific immersions. Upon completion of the STARTUP Online Orientation course, a program manager will contact students about available immersion dates.
  7. Register for classes. Once you have completed the STARTUP course, an academic advisor will touch base with you to help you register.
  8. Send your final official high school transcript with your date of graduation.