Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, United States
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Overview of Regis University

About this school

Regis is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. It was founded as a school for men in 1877, adopted coeducation in 1968, and gained university status in 1991. Undergraduates apply to and attend Regis College, a division of the university. Its 90-acre campus is located in Denver.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,874
    • Men:1,501 (38.7%)
    • Women:2,373 (61.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Regis University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3333 Regis Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Denver, CO  80221-1099
Phone
(303) 458-4900
Fax
(303) 964-5534
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 7,388 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 4,874 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 2,514 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
768 (17%) of 4,427 admitted students enrolled
Women
487 (16%) of 2,984 admitted students enrolled
Men
281 (19%) of 1,443 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
47%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
570 average |520-623 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
592 average |550-643 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
40%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,810 (73.37054016344429%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,560 (23.04165836157066%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,800 (3.5878014749850506%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Regis University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 31
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001363
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
410 (84.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
344 (83.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
344 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
68 (19.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$32,981
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 342 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,634
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 254 (73.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,095
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 55 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
130 (26.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,556

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,789 (75.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,575 (88.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,559 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
237 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$28,259
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,369 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,816
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,209 (77.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,749
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 180 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
532 (22.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,934

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,153
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Debating, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Public Servants

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,873

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


316

Part-Time Faculty


463

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


19%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 52% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
511,248

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
600
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Regis University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


53.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


68.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


71.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (43)


  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Nonprofit Management, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Master's Programs of Study (41)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Allied Health--General
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Education
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Medical Informatics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Project Management
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Systems Engineering
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


634,265

Nearest Metropolitan Area


90 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Denver, Colorado

Weather


Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
89 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
9 mile(s) from campus in Denver
Nearest Bus Station
Denver
Nearest Train Station
Denver

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Ranger' the coyote
School Colors
Navy and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Regis University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,378

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,874
Women
2,373
Men
1,501

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.1% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 21.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 56.3% White
  • 7.6% Unknown

International Students


1.3%

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


4,257

Student Resources

Study resources