The University of Providence is a private, Catholic university incorporated under the laws of the State of Montana. The University has been empowered to grant diplomas, confer academic honors, and collegiate degrees since 1932. The University is sponsored by the Sisters of Providence (Providence St. Joseph Health) and operates within the jurisdiction of the Catholic Bishop of Great Falls-Billings.
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education, accredits the University of Providence.
Additional details on accreditation, including programmatic accreditation, can be found on the Office of the Provost webpage.