Regis College

Regis College

Weston, MA
location
Private
type
Small
setting
77%
23%
student ratio
1,166
total students
$35,750 | $35,750
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
75%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
484
sat math
479
sat reading
476
sat writing
20
act composite

Overview

Regis is a leading , Catholic university in Greater Boston with 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the arts, sciences and health professions devoted to engagement, service and advancement in a global community.

The Princeton Review has named Regis College among the top Northeast colleges in the nation for academic excellence. The college provides Apple iPads to all full-time students and faculty, and is recognized as a leader in interactive, participatory digital education. Regis was also named a "hidden gem" school by Colleges of Distinction for its excellence in providing outstanding teaching, offering vibrant communities, and engaging students.

Regis is one of three schools in New England to be named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League of Nursing, and one of only 35 to ever receive the honor. The designation was awarded to Regis for "creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development."

Undergraduate Education at Regis College

Regis offers more than 30 academic majors, minors, and pre-professional programs that provide firm foundations in the liberal arts, sciences, and social sciences. These programs prepare students for careers in many in-demand fields, such as business, education, health, and public service. Internships and clinical placements, as well as student-teaching and research opportunities also serve as an opportunity for students to integrate the skills, value, and knowledge developed over the course of their studies.

Regis holds study abroad affiliations with colleges across the world, with locations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, and Japan. They also offer cross-registration agreements with Babson College, Boston College, and Bentley University, allowing Regis students to enroll in classes available at some of the Boston area's premier institutions.

Undergraduate Degrees from the School of Liberal Arts, Education, and Social Sciences

The School of Liberal Arts, Education, and Social Sciences (SLAESS) at Regis offers bachelor's programs in a wide range of career-focused tracks. Programs combine a strong core curriculum with practical experience opportunities to help students develop knowledge, values, and professional skills.

Beginning in the fall of 2015, SLAESS will have a new organizational structure housing the following five academic units: Art, Music and Theatre; History, World Languages and Cultural Heritage; Politics & Social Justice; Religious Studies & Philosophy, and English. The new organizational structure aims at interdisciplinary and global education as well as technology innovation and experiential learning. It will function as one unified Department of Humanities.

Bachelor's degrees are offered in Communication, Criminal Justice Studies, English, Global Business Management, Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Mathematics Education.

Education with Teacher Licensure programs are available in Early childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle School Education, and Secondary School Education..

A 3+3 partnership has been established with Western New England Law School to provide students with the opportunity to obtain both a bachelor's and law degree in 6 years as opposed to 7. Students will attend Regis for 3 years and then transition to WNELS to complete their remaining 3 years of law school. After the first year of law school has been successfully completed at WNELS, students will receive their bachelor's degree from Regis College. A pre-law track of study is also available.

Undergraduate Degrees from the School of Nursing, Science, and Health Professions

The School of Nursing, Science, and Health Professions (SNSHP) offers interdisciplinary, cutting edge programs designed to prepare students for successful careers in ever-changing fields.

Bachelor's degrees are offered in in Biology, Biochemistry, Exercise Science, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work and Sports Management.

A new 3+4 partnership has been established with St. George's University in Grenada.

Regis College and St. George's University School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine offer direct and guaranteed acceptance into medical school or veterinary school for qualified students.

Participants will complete seven years of study - three years at Regis (from which they ultimately earn a bachelor's degree), then four years of medical or veterinary school at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies. St. George's University offers residency and clinical rotations at affiliated hospitals in the United States.

To be eligible for admission into this accelerated program, students must complete the requirements of their major and the Core Curriculum requirements of Regis in their first three years of study and meet the admission criteria set forth by St. George's University for medical school or veterinary school.

Pre-professional programs with SNSHP include Pre-Dental, Pre-Medical, and Pre-Veterinary.

Student Life at Regis College

The student affairs division at Regis provides many on-campus activities, including nearly 30 student clubs and activities, campus ministry, and 18 NCAA Division III teams.

Financial Aid Opportunities at Regis College

More than 90% of students at Regis College receive financial assistance in the form of merit scholarships or need-based institutional grants, state and federal grants, loans, and work-study jobs. Students who are not eligible for federal work-study funding may apply for employment on campus.

Merit scholarships are available for up to 4 years, as long as students maintain their renewal requirements. Scholarships include the S. Therese Higgins CSJ Scholarship, S. Jeanne D'Arc O'Hare Merit Award, Tower Scholarship, and Anniversary Scholarship.. The Alumni Scholarship is available to both First-Year and Transfer students, and the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is designated specifically for Transfer students.

Campus on a Historic Location Just Outside Boston

Regis's 132-acre campus is located in Weston, Massachusetts, on the grounds of a historic former estate, just 12 miles west of Boston. The college operates a regular shuttle to area's MBTA rapid-transit system sostudents can take advantage of many cultural and social attractions in the area, including museums, historic landmarks, and Red Sox baseball games.


Location & Contact

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493
USA

Mr.Paul Vaccaro

Vice President Enrollment and Marketing

Phone: 781-768-7100
Fax: 781-768-7071
Email: admission@regiscollege.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,204
    • Accepted1,673
    • Acceptance Rate75%
    • Enrolled1,166
    • Female Applicants1,597
    • Females Accepted1,267
    • Female Acceptance Rate79%
    • Male Applicants607
    • Males Accepted406
    • Male Acceptance Rate66%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.01
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 479 430 530
    • SAT Math 484 440 535
    • SAT Writing 476 425 520
    • ACT Composite 20 22 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$35,750
    • Out-of-state tuition *$35,750
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$13,700
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate & Graduate Students1,883
    • Male Student Percentage18.37%
    • Female Student Percentage81.63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino11.03%
    • Black or African American20.42%
    • White or Caucasian47.18%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.09%
    • Asian4.87%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.09%
    • Two or more races1.13%
    • Unknown14.16%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.04% representing 11 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students11% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 59%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Campus Ministry, SGA-Student Government Association, Asian American Student Organization, Dynasty Step Squad, Black Student Organization
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty211
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 1,421 students to 123 faculty


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