Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus
Regis College campus

From the School

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



Regis is a leading Catholic co-ed university in Greater Boston with 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the arts, sciences and health sciences devoted to engagement, service and advancement in a global community. Regis offers majors that prepare students for in-demand fields such as nursing, healthcare, business, public service, education and communication. Faculty is deeply committed to our students’ success. Interaction between faculty and students is a hallmark of the Regis educational experience. With an 11:1 faculty-to-student ratio, faculty members get to know each student: their name, their learning styles, their dreams, and their interests. Faculty members are instrumental in helping students achieve their goals—assisting with everything from research and graduate school programs to internships and job opportunities.

Regis offers students a suburban setting with quick and easy access to the cultural and social activities of downtown Boston and Waltham. Regis is located in Weston, Massachusetts, a residential community twelve miles from metropolitan Boston and 4 miles from Waltham. Regis’ shuttle service enables students to take advantage of programs at nearby establishments and colleges, as well as the business, government, entertainment, shopping and cultural opportunities of Boston. With this close proximity, there are limitless possibilities for internships at world-class hospitals and cutting-edge technology firms.

The Regis campus was recently updated with modern suite-style residential space, a beautiful new quad and renovated library. On average, close to 70 percent of the undergraduate student body lives on campus.

There are many different ways that students can get involved in campus activities. Ample active clubs and organizations on campus are open to the entire student body – whether a resident or commuter. Lounges and study spaces are abundant for students to come together or work independently.

We offer numerous study abroad and service opportunities through our Center for Global Connections.

Regis fields 18 NCAA Division III sports teams and in the 2015-2016 season, six teams won conference championships.

Overall

From The School

Students seeking acceptance to Regis submit the online Common Application. In addition to the application, first-year applicants are required to submit:
  • Official secondary school transcript
  • One signed letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a secondary school counselor/college counselor or teacher
  • Application fee of $50
  • Regis is a Test Optional institution and only requires SAT/ACT scores for those students seeking admission into the Nursing program, or homeschooled students. The SAT CEEB code is 3723; the ACT code is 1886.

  • The Center for Internships and Career Placement provides a variety of career-development and job-search services for Regis students and alumni. Career Center staff assists students and graduates in planning careers, securing internships, developing resumes, implementing effective job-search strategies, identifying employers in various industries, and exploring graduate-school options. In addition, the office maintains listings of internship opportunities, as well as full-time, part-time, and summer jobs for both onand off-campus positions. Internships have proven invaluable in the careers and academic development of Regis students.
    Regis believes that internships allow students to apply classroom learning to the world of work and enable students to explore various careers while developing marketable skills. Regis requires students to participate in at least one internship before graduating. 97% of the class of 2015 had secured professional employment and/or attended graduate school six months after graduation.

Overview

Applicants
2,023
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average HS GPA
3.06

GPA Breakdown

8%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
30%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 540
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 23

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines


Early Action
December 1

Regular
June 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities

Selectivity Rating

Overall

From The School


Academic Programs

Center for Global Connections

Regis educates and prepares students to become citizens of the world. Study abroad programs, special coursework, and service opportunities take our students to six continents. Students can study abroad for a couple of weeks, a summer, a semester, or a year. Regis is directly affiliated with Regent’s College in London, England; University College Cork in Cork, Ireland; Assumption College Rome in Rome, Italy; and Kyoto Notre Dame University in Kyoto, Japan.
In addition to offering traditional study abroad programs, the Regis Center for Global Connections works with students to customize opportunities that work for their particular interest, schedule, and needs.
International students and teacher-scholars from more than 20 nations enrich the intellectual and cultural life of the campus with varied viewpoints and experiences.

Regis students are encouraged to serve the community both on and off campus. Community service and outreach projects—sponsored by residence halls, class groups, and Regis itself—are an integral part of campus life. Regis students participate in awareness and fundraising events; work at shelters for the homeless and women and children; assist at Greater Boston Food Bank; and make an annual spring break trip to Villa El Salvador, Peru, and Jonestown, Mississippi to experience service as well as culture and spirituality.

Regis faculty members are exceptionally accomplished: nearly 85 percent hold the most advanced degrees in their fields. They are actively engaged in their disciplines, and conduct research, publish books and articles, and are recognized as leaders in their areas of expertise. Interaction between faculty and students is a hallmark of the Regis educational experience. Faculty members get to know each student: their name, their dreams, and their interests. Faculty members are instrumental in helping students achieve their goals—assisting with everything from research and graduate school programs to internships and job opportunities.

Classroom Without Walls
Regis is committed to providing its students with an education in which the professor-student relationship is increasingly enriched by technological resources. As the first university in the Northeast to be an all iPad campus, all students are provided with iPads to facilitate collaboration and enhance learning. Regis has earned the Apple Distinguished School designation for its innovative teaching practices.
The campus network provides access to campus apps and the internet through wireless and wired connectivity 24/7 across campus including all classrooms, learning spaces, residential halls, and exterior spaces to enhance the “classroom without walls.”

Majors and Degrees Offered

Regis is a comprehensive university offering a wide selection of majors across three schools: Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences and Nursing. Majors include: Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Communication, Criminal Justice Studies, Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound), Education, English, Exercise Science, Global Business Management, Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, Mathematics Education, Neuroscience, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Sports Management.

Our Pre-professional programs include: Pre-Law, Pre-Medical, Pre-Veterinary & Pre-Dental.

FAST TRACK TO A MASTER’S DEGREE: Finish a bachelor’s and master’s degree at Regis in five years in these programs of study*: Biomedical Sciences, Communication, Education, Health Administration, Heritage Studies for a Global Society, Nursing, and Regulatory & Clinical Research Management.

* Some restrictions apply

ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS: Regis has a variety of articulation agreements for undergraduate students wishing to transfer in for a bachelor’s degree and for students wishing to earn a graduate degree after finishing a bachelor’s degree at their home school.

Regis has agreements for direct entry into select graduate programs once a student completes the bachelor’s degree at Regis. Graduate schools include Saint George’s University in Grenada School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine; Salve Regina University; and Western New England University School of Law.

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
210
with Terminal Degree
108

158
Women
52
Men
19
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
38%
Graduate in 5 years
46%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business/Commerce, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Education

  • Mathematics Teacher Education

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Social Sciences

  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Sociology


Students Say

Regis College is "a small, Catholic liberal arts college" in the suburbs of Boston. The highlights of this "terrific institution" include "rigorous academics," "small classes," and a "close-knit" and "very diverse" student population. The "excellent nursing program" is "very popular." The "welcoming" administration is "always available." "Here at Regis, if you have a problem, there is always someone that can help you," promises a senior. The "extremely supportive and encouraging" professors are "very knowledgeable in their subject areas." "As with anywhere, you will have your teachers who suck" but most professors "really care about their students" and "really enjoy getting to know each student on a personal level." "I have been blessed to have met several very inspiring professors," says a happy junior. "They give you so much attention in and out of the classroom." Regis has been going through something of a transition since going coed, though "The typical student is female because it was an all-women’s college until recently."

Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Master's certificate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Fran Murphy
Documentary Film Maker

Patricia A. D'Amore
Director of Ophthalmology , Harvard University

Kathleen Murphy Lockwood
Author

Hon. Bonnie MacLeod Mancuso
Superior Court Judge

Eileen Crane
CEO/Founding Winemaker, Napa Valley, CA

Amy Lind Corbett, Esq.
Attorney, Federal Aviation Administration

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
38%
Graduate in 5 years
46%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Overview

From The School


Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

2016-2017 Academic Year:
Tuition: $39,040
Room and Board: $14,740
Student Health Insurance: $2,123
At Regis, we are committed to making an investment in your potential. That’s why last year more than 90 percent of our full-time, incoming first-year students received some type of financial aid. The average award was in excess of $18,000 – and that’s completely separate from any federal and state funding.

We offer educational opportunities to students regardless of their ability to pay. We first decide which students to accept, without regard to their financial circumstances, and only then consider financial aid applications. Students are only required to complete the FAFSA.

Financial Aid

98% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving any financial aid
85% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving student loan aid

$25,878 Average amount of federal state local or institutional grant aid received
$9,679 Average amount of student loan aid received by full-time first-time undergraduates

Merit scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to the university and federal aid eligibility is evaluated using the FAFSA. Additional scholarship opportunities are available to students who graduate from select parochial schools, students with siblings at the university, and students who receive the Alumni Sponsor Award.

The Financial Aid team at Regis will work with students on payment plan opportunities through Tuition Management Systems. Additionally, Regis students have the opportunity to use SALT program, a free and interactive money-management tool to help students with their financial planning.


Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,525

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,448

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,980

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
94%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$49,217

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$24,200

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$37,540
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$6,715
Transportation for Commuters
$1,545

On-Campus Room and Board
$14,380
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Financial Aid Rating

Overall

From The School

Everyone is an individual
On average, more than 70 percent of the undergraduate student body lives on campus. There are many different ways that students can get involved in campus activities. Ample active clubs and organizations on campus are open to the entire student body. Popular organizations include the Regis Student Nursing Association, the Student Government Association, the Black Student Organization, Campus Ministry and Service, and the Dance Company.

Student population
Regis is proud of its student population and the different backgrounds and heritages they represent. 30 percent of the population consists of minority and international students. 40 percent are first-generation college students.

Honors
The honors program at Regis provides qualified students with an intellectually stimulating and challenging academic experience that extends beyond the classroom, as leaders in both campus activities and community service. Students in the honors program complete a total of six honors courses, including a required honors seminar and five other courses. With prior approval, upper-division honors students may also enroll in designated graduate courses. Honors program students provide tutoring for other Regis students, accompanied by a seminar in tutoring techniques and instruction methods. They also provide a substantial number of hours of voluntary service to the organization of their choice.

Writing Program
The Regis Writing Program offers students the opportunity to practice writing for learning and thinking, to communicate their ideas in a thorough, clear way, to affect their audiences through persuasive writing, and to give creative expression to various levels of thinking. The fundamental goal of the Writing Program is to help students develop and clearly communicate their ideas in writing for a variety of audiences and purposes using proper format, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

Academic Support
The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) offers comprehensive support services to empower Regis students of all abilities to enhance their academic development, achieve degree completion, and maximize their full potential. Services include academic coaching; writing assistance, tutoring support for courses with quantitative components, peer tutoring, and access to live online tutoring. All ACE services are free of charge.

First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar (FYS) is an essential part of all incoming students’ fall semester. FYS introduces new students to the Regis history and heritage, build their academic and social skills, engage in a variety of co-curricular experiences, and participate in a challenge-based learning project. FYS is taught by faculty members from across Regis who also serve as the student’s academic advisor during his or her entire first year. During the spring semester, students stay with their FYS classmates and are enrolled in a linked-course that meets one of the Regis Core Curriculum requirements.

Health and Wellness
Regis has a comprehensive Health Center on campus which provides students with medical care, including counseling services. Health Services also offers health education programs and events throughout the year.

Athletics
Regis in a member of the NCAA: Division III New England Commonwealth Conference (NECC), and is transitioning to Great Northeast Athletics Conference (GNAC) beginning with the 2017-18 academic year. The Regis Pride compete in 18 varsity sports (10 women’s: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball. 8 men’s: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field; and volleyball.). In the 2015-2016 season, six teams won conference championships. Student athletes at Regis are involved in community service and have an active Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,235
Foreign Countries Represented
17

Demographics

4.45%
Asian
19.19%
African-American
11.26%
Hispanic
49.47%
Caucasian
12.47%
Unknown
1.78%
International

79% female
21% male
19% are out of state
78% are full time
22% are part time

Students Say

Almost anyone can fit in and have a wonderful experience at Regis, reports a junior. "Regis has been trying hard to diversify its student population, and that shows here on campus." "A wide variety" of "social, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups" call this campus home. "There is a huge range of ethnic groups," says a student. While there are "people from all over the world who speak many different languages," the "typical student is your ‘typical’ student." The undergrads at Regis report that they are "friendly," "talkative," "intelligent," "hardworking," "goal-oriented," and "easy to get along with." They are also "energetic, outspoken, and generous." "Most aren’t that into partying and just like to have fun with friends."

Overview

From The School


Location

Regis is a residential campus located in Weston, Massachusetts, just 12 miles from downtown Boston and 4 miles from Waltham, an innovative hub that is home to many restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. We are located on a beautiful 132-acre suburban campus that guarantees four-year, on-campus housing for undergraduates. There are several other universities nearby where students can also take classes as part of our cross-registration program. Internships are easy to find because we are close to some of the country’s finest hospitals and several innovation hubs.

A free, dedicated shuttle transports students to surrounding areas and public transportation for easy access to work, internships and social engagements.

Campus Facilities & Equipment

The Regis campus was recently updated with modern suite-style residential space, a beautiful new quad and renovated library. We have state of the art medical imaging labs, nursing simulation centers and occupational therapy labs.

The Athletic Facility includes an indoor and outdoor complex. Indoor facilities include three fitness rooms, a six-lane swimming pool, gymnasium, athletic training room, and team room. Outdoor facilities consist of a turf field surface for field hockey, lacrosse, and soccer; an eight-lane track around the field; six tennis courts; and a softball diamond with a dirt infield and grass outfield.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Located just 12 miles from Boston, Regis offers a countless number of opportunities for students to take advantage of in the city. Home to over 250,000 college students, Boston boasts a wide array of cultural attractions, world renowned historic sites, diverse communities, championship sporting events, and some of the finest research and medical facilities in the nation. With the Regis Shuttle running regularly, students are able to get to neighboring colleges and to the MBTA rapid-transit system with ease.

Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
60%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
88%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Dorms Female

Students Say

Regis boasts a "quiet," "calm," and "beautiful" campus "in a great area" 12 miles from Boston. It’s "small enough so everyone knows everyone else" and there is a real sense of community. "The students value that community and are sentimental about school traditions." "A lot of students participate in some type of sport." Student organizations "try very hard to hold activities on weekends that appeal to students," though most "go home," which can make for a "low-fun atmosphere." Otherwise, "Students spend time with friends during the week while attending classes" and there’s a "nice swimming pool." One student notes that "Regis has become almost a commuter school." "The campus is deserted on the weekend." A shuttle is available for students who want to venture off campus, but "Having a car is almost necessary." "For fun many people leave campus and go to other schools for parties." Of course, "the city of Boston" provides an endless array of things to do.

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
36
Number of Honor Societies
9

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
2

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (PRIDE)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball
Women's Sports (PRIDE)
12 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Literature, counseling on site

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Boston College

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
15

Average Number of PC's per Lab
13

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple computer, Compaq, Dell all provide educational discounts.

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Cheryl Lake
Administrative Assistant

Address
Office of Admission
235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 024931571

Phone
7817687100

Email
admission@regiscollege.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
College Hall
Student Union
Tower
Athletic Complex
Fine Arts Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Boston
Harvard Square - Cambridge
Fenway Park
Faneuil Hall Market Place
Natick Collection

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Academic Year
Times: 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
One Saturday or holiday/month at 9:30 am

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
athletics@regiscollege.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Other

Limitations
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
1. Logan Airport, Boston 2. Regis College shuttle bus 3. Taxi 4. MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation) and trains

Driving Instructions to Campus
If traveling north on Rte. 95/128, take Exit 24 to Rte. 30 west. Continue approximately two miles and make a right turn onto Wellesley St. Regis College is on the left. If traveling south on 95/128, take Exit 26 to Rte. 20 west. Continue approximately two miles and make a left turn onto Wellesley St.; bear right at the fork in the road. Regis College is on the right. If traveling east on the Mass. Turnpike (I-90), take Exit 14 to Rte. 30 west. Continue approximately two miles and make a right turn onto Wellesley St. Regis College is on the left. If traveling west on the Mass. Pike (I-90), take Exit 15 to Rte. 30 west. Continue approximately two miles and make a right turn onto Wellesley St. Regis College is on the left. From Rte. 9 in Wellesley, continue north on Weston Road which becomes Wellesley St. at the Weston/Wellesley town line. Stay straight on Wellesley St. and go across Rte. 30. Regis College is on the left.

Local Accommodations
Westin Hotel - Waltham, MA Marriott Hotel - Newton, MA Hotel Indigo - Newton, MA

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