Get to Know Regis College

Regis College is a leading coeducational, Catholic university in Greater Boston with an enrollment of over 3,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. Regis provides an academically rigorous education with offerings in the schools of nursing, arts and sciences, business and communication, and health sciences. Founded in 1927 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis is devoted to engagement, service, and advancement in a global community.

Mission Statement

Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.

Regis espouses the following ideals: inclusive excellence; academic excellence; access; formation of the whole person; and responsiveness to the common good.

Regis College Young School of Nursing

As the world's intricate healthcare system and policies continue to change, the need has never been greater for highly proficient and forward-thinking leaders in the field of nursing. Nationally recognized as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, the Young School of Nursing at Regis College offers specialized programs for students at all levels in their careers, from undergraduate to doctoral students.


The Regis College Graduate School of Nursing complies with the Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs (PDF) established by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF). The graduate (MSN and DNP) nursing programs at Regis College are accredited through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN -3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000.) The MSN program received full accreditation 9/21/17 with the next review due in fall 2024. The DNP program received full accreditation in fall 2018 with the next review scheduled for fall 2025.

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