Just the Facts

Overview

  • A Catholic liberal arts and sciences co-educational college
  • Founded in 1927 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph Boston
  • Named after CSJ founder Sister Mary Regis Casserly
  • 132-acre campus located in the town of Weston, twelve miles west of Boston

Accreditation

  • Regis College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
  • The Elementary, Moderate Special Needs, and Secondary Education Programs have been approved for Interstate Certification and meet the standards of the Interstate Certification Compact/National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.
  • The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • The Nursing Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000), with the exception of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which is currently in candidate status for ACEN accreditation and approved by the Board of Higher Education.
  • The Medical Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT, 20 N. Wacker Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3282; 312-704-5300).
  • The Nuclear Medicine Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT, 2000 W. Danforth Rd., Suite 130, #203 Edmond, OK 73003; 405-285-0546).
  • Regis College supports the efforts of secondary school officials and governing bodies to have their schools achieve regionally accredited status and, thus, to provide reliable assurance of quality educational preparation of applicants for admission to college.

Enrollment

  • 2,069 undergraduate and graduate students from seventeen states and thirty-one countries
  • 30 percent of our population consists of minority and international students
  • Over 90 percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial assistance
  • Over 50 percent of undergraduates are first-generation college students

Tuition, Room & Board
(2014-2015 Academic Year)

  • Tuition: $35,750
  • Room and Board: $13,700

Faculty

  • 86 full-time and 104 part-time
  • 73% of full-time faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees
  • Student/Faculty ratio = 13:1

Academics

  • All classes at Regis College are awarded academic credit in accordance with the Federal credit hour policy as described here.
  • Nineteen majors, twenty-eight minors, honors program, teacher licensure, combined bachelor's/master's option
  • Twelve master’s programs and 9 graduate level certificate programs
  • Doctorate programs in nursing and education
  • Nearly 90 percent of juniors and seniors participate in internships
  • Study abroad affiliations with Regent's College (London), University of Cork (Cork, Ireland), Kyoto Notre Dame University (Kyoto, Japan) and Assumption College (Rome)
  • Cross-registration agreements with Babson College, Bentley University, Boston College and Brandeis University that permit undergraduate students from one campus to register for courses on another

Technology

  • RegisNet, our campus-wide fiber-optic network, provides access to high-speed Internet connections, email, common calendars, and the Minuteman Library Network, the Regis Library's 24/7 online network
  • Active ports throughout campus, twelve computer labs (2 with 24/7 availability), ITS Help Desk, and the Moodle online learning tool used by over 40 percent of faculty
  • Ubiquitous wireless coverage is provided across campus to over 621,000 square feet of campus building space. Exterior wireless service is provided to enhance the “classroom without walls.”

Residence Life

  • Five secure residence halls
  • Ample and well-lit on-campus parking available for sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students
  • Regular free transportation to local malls, Riverside T station, and other designated locations and events
  • 24-hour campus police presence and facilities management

Commuter Services

  • Comfortable commuter lounges on campus with TVs and WiFi
  • Regular social programs offered by the Office of Student Programming and Leadership
  • On-campus parking, UCar service, and shuttle loop to the Riverside T Station

Athletics

  • Athletics complex includes a 6-lane, 25-yard pool, modern fitness center, and much more
  • NCAA outdoor athletic facilities include 8-lane track, synthetic turf field, six tennis courts and softball complex
  • NCAA Div. III women's teams in basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball
  • NCAA Div. III men's teams in basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Student Activities

  • More than twenty clubs and organizations
  • Active community service program

Outcomes

  • A job placement rate of more than 90 percent (based on survey responses of recent graduates), with approximately 70 percent of graduates working in their chosen field
  • 88% of the Class of 2013 completed at least one internship during college
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