Regis College

Regis College

Weston, MA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $39,820 | $39,820
in-state | out-of-state
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
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Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
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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

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493

Dr.Laura Bertonazzi

Dean of Undergraduate Enrollment and Retention

Phone: 781-768-7060
Fax: 781-768-7060

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Systems Security
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Nutrition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Therapeutic Recreation
      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.
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      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.


84% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,023
    • Accepted1,704
    • Acceptance Rate84%
    • Enrolled1,235
    • Female Applicants1,504
    • Females Accepted1,290
    • Female Acceptance Rate85%
    • Male Applicants519
    • Males Accepted414
    • Male Acceptance Rate79%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • 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 freshman3.06
  • 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
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 19 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$39,820
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,820
    • 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 *$14,740
    • 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 60%
  • 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


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 Breakdown
    • Total Faculty210
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,451 students to 134 faculty



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