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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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A Place for First Time College Students

Young adults who are just starting their higher education pathway and don't want the traditional 4-year residential experience have the opportunity here to explore courses that are culturally relevant and engaging. You won't just be sitting in the classroom, you'll be engaging in the community and potential careers through hands-on courses and projects.

I Want a Degree Starter Path
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A Place to Finish What You Started

Here part and fulltime adult learners have the opportunity to enroll in contextualized programs that honor their personal and professional experiences. Our courses have flexible schedules that fit into your life and our support systems were designed with you and your family you in mind because we know that going back to school isn't easy.

I Want A Path to Complete My Degree
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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). 

I Want a Military Pathway
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A Place to Start, Change, or Develop Careers

Through our portfolio of programs and courses, UC provides job-specific degrees and training for people looking to gain or expand workforce skills. We will work with you to pivot and build your skills to meet workplace needs and demands.

I Want A Career Path
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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.

I Want an Early College Path
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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.

I Want to Partner With UC

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