University College

We meet you where you are.

Who We Are

Our goal is to meet students where they are and help build a path to their success. Whatever age, whatever demands and challenges you face, whatever education and career paths you have or haven't taken, we will work with you to break barriers and find opportunity. Whether you are looking to earn a degree or just get some job training, University College ensures that all learners and communities are supported with pathways, programs, supports, and services that meet their educational needs.

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Defy your doubts. There is no better time than now to begin working on a degree path, or finish a path you started, or take a course to advance in your career. Our variety of course offerings and affordable tuition will get you where you want to go.

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You Did the Work, Now Earn the Degree

Use what you already know through relevant learning, work, or life experience and apply it towards a degree. You can bring in as many as 90 credits towards a bachelors degree. Learn how you can maximize your life experience for a degree. We recognize a number of formal and non-formal experiences and activities as prior learning.

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A Place for Our Active or Retired Military

UC is where military members deployed overseas, serving here at home, or those who have already served can get started on their next steps. We collaborate and maintain partnerships with education officers throughout the military branches so we can best serve our military families and offer services and resources like military discount and a Student Veteran Organization (SVO). 

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A Place For High School Students And Young Adults Looking to Get Ahead or Back on Track

Middle or high school students from Providence and Pawtucket can explore college courses at UC. Students and young adults from those same cities can also start a path to a high school diploma from those through Gateway to College if they aren't on track to graduate or left high school without a diploma.

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Credit for Prior Learning

UC grants college credit for life experiences. Save time and money by reducing your course requirements with Prior Learning. 

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A Place for Partnerships

We are a thought partner and leader, working to solve problems, innovate, disrupt, and build new systems that create a positive and measurable impact for families, communities, and the State. Whether it’s designing custom courses or opening up our courses and trainings to your employees, we are prepared to provide the support and know-how that is required to meet your specific goals and needs.

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