Regis College

Regis College

Regis College, a private, non-profit institution, was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston. This Roman Catholic institution of liberal arts and sciences was established in 1927 as the first residential Catholic women's college. It became a coeducational institute in 2007. Located in Weston, Massachusetts, the college campus covers 132 acres.

Regis College offers a large number of undergraduate and post-graduate programs. There are more than 20 undergraduate courses including a teacher's licensure program as well as several pre-professional programs. The college also offers a number of masters degree programs and certificate courses. In addition, students can opt for the doctoral degree in nursing practice.

Regis College fields a number of men's and women's teams in intercollegiate athletics such as field hockey, soccer, tennis, basketball, swimming and diving, track and field, and volleyball. Nicknamed the Prides, the teams compete in the Commonwealth Coast Conference.

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Regis College
235 Wellesley St
Weston , MA 02493-1571
General Phone: (781) 768-7000

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Regis College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine276registered nursing
Liberal Arts32Spanish language, English, museum studies, interdisciplinary studies, economics, international relations, political science, sociology, history ...
Media19communication studies
Medical Support and Technology15radiographer
Business and Management13business
Science13biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Education and Teaching8education, special ed, elementary school teaching, math teaching
Medicine7health professions
Family and Social Work7social work
Therapy and Counseling6psychology
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Art Studies3art studies
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science

Number of programs and degrees for Regis College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree18021
Master's degree827
Associate's degree1392
Post-master's certificate41

Regis College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Regis College had a total enrollment of 1,511 students (1,398 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 22%
Women 78%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 61%
Graduate 39%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 43%
Black 11%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 36%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Regis College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

Regis College Room and Board (2007)

Regis College offers campus housing for 538 of its 1,398 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Weston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Regis College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390490
SAT Math400500
SAT Writing400500
ACT Verbal1624
ACT Math1721
ACT Composite1621

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Regis College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 27,800
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 27,800
Room and board $ 11,950
Room charge $ 6,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 5,850
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,820

Financial Aid:
Regis College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 220600)

Regis College Faculty

Regis College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track210
Non-tenured and not on tenure track616

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year1*5$59,099
All faculty totalcalendar year1*7$63,640

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*5$71,854
Associate professoracademic year4$60,99419$58,144
Assistant professoracademic year4$44,27017$44,948
Lectureracademic year4$44,3412*
All faculty totalacademic year13$51,80143$53,733

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Regis College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Commonwealth Coast Conference
Track Commonwealth Coast Conference

Regis College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Regis College Apart:

Number of degree programs
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Top 6%Regis College Number of degree programs
Number of students
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Top 6%Regis College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Regis College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Regis College Female % of student body
% of degrees in media
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Top 13%Regis College % of degrees in media
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 15%Regis College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Minority % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Regis College Minority % of student body

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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