1,235
Students
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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 among the top Northeast colleges in the nation for academic excellence. The university 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.

Undergraduate Education at Regis

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, including 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 and knowledge developed over the course of their education.

Regis has 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 Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences 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.

Bachelor's degrees are offered in biology, biomedical engineering, criminal justice studies, cybersecurity, English, environmental sustainability, and interdisciplinary humanities..

Education with teacher licensure programs are available in early childhood education, elementary education, middle school education, and secondary school education.

Undergraduate Degrees from the School Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences offers cutting-edge interdisciplinary programs designed to prepare students for successful careers in ever-changing fields. 

Bachelor's degrees are offered in in diagnostic medical sonography, exercise science, neuroscience, nuclear medicine, nutrition, psychology, public health, recreational therapy, social work, and sports management.

Undergraduate Degrees from the School of Nursing

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."

Students in the Nursing program are able to bring their classroom experience to life during their clinical rotations. Regis nursing students are able to complete clinicals at some of the leading hospitals in the country. Past clinical placements include Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Graduates of the Nursing program at Regis are in high demand at hospitals, private and public clinics, as well as long-term care facilities. Many students choose to go directly into Regis’ highly regarded master’s programs. Students can take graduate nursing courses as electives at Regis and continue in the MS in Nursing after earning their undergraduate nursing degree.

Undergraduate Degrees from the School of Business and Communication

Students in the School of Business and Communication represent the future of regional, national, and global industry leadership

Bachelor’s degrees offered include global business management and communication.

Students participate in cutting-edge seminars and focused, high-level internships at investment firms, hospitals, law firms, and other prestigious organizations. Our professors bring real-world experience into the classroom to combine theory and practice, providing quality individual and seminar-style mentoring.

Students in the global business management program are preapproved to spend a semester studying in either Cyprus, Greece or Milan, Italy.

Pre-Professional and Special Opportunities

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 also include pre-dental, pre-medical, and pre-veterinary as well as pre-occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician assistant.

A 3+3 partnership is also available for students interested in securing a law degree. Regis has established an agreement with Western New England Law School to provide students with the opportunity to obtain both a bachelor's and law degree in six years as opposed to seven. 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.

Student Life at Regis

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

Financial Aid Opportunities at Regis

More than 90% of students at Regis 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 four years, as long as students maintain their renewal requirements. Scholarships include the Sister Therese Higgins CSJ Scholarship, Sister 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 so students can take advantage of many cultural and social attractions in the area, including museums, historic landmarks, and sports games from the Boston Celtics and Bruins to the Red Sox.

Location & Contact

Address 235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA  02493
United States
Contact Dr. Laura Bertonazzi
Dean of Undergraduate Enrollment and Retention
Email: admission@regiscollege.edu
Phone: 781-768-7060
Fax: 781-768-7060

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,023
Applied
1,704
Accepted
1,235
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

1,504
Females Applied
1,290
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

519
Males Applied
414
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.06
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 23rd
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,015
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Fees

15,180
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

1,235
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.26%
Black or African American 19.19%
White or Caucasian 49.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.05%
Other 12.47%

Gender

Male (21.38%)
Female (78.62%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 60%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Weekend/Week, AAA Fear Factor and Christmas Tree Lighting

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministry, SGA-Student Government Association, Asian American Student Organization, Dynasty Step Squad and Black Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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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 And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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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 And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

210
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 114
Male - 52
Female - 158
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