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Regis University

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Academics

Founded in 1877, Regis University is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is made up of Regis College, the College for Professional Studies and the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the university’s staff and faculty strive to pass on the values and skills that maintain its Jesuit heritage. U.S. News and World Report ranked Regis as one of the best universities for twelve consecutive years.

Regis University has small class sizes; nearly 80% of its classes have fewer than 20 students. Regis University professors were awarded Fulbright professorships four years in a row. Academic programs include bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and first professional degree programs. Some of the most popular areas of study at Regis are Business / Management, Computer / Information Sciences, Health Professions, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Psychology. Online classes are available. Many Regis students also choose to participate in service learning programs in which they volunteer with different service organizations in the Denver area.

The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) at Regis offers undergraduate, graduate, certification and doctorate programs and is divided into three schools: Nursing, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy. The college also features the Health Services Administration division and the Health Care Ethics department. Some programs at RHCHP can be completed entirely online.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

Admissions requirements and procedures vary for each of the three colleges. Regis accepts applications and makes decisions on a rolling basis. Students who are applying to Regis College may use the Regis application or the Common Application. While paper applications are accepted, the school recommends that applicants use either online application. There is no application fee to apply to Regis College. There are separate applications for international applicants and students applying to the master’s programs in Education or Biomedical Sciences. The admissions office for Regis College is located on the Lowell campus.

Application procedures and requirements for RHSHP depend on the program of interest, so prospective students should consult the college’s website for more information. Undergraduate applicants to the College of Professional Studies should first submit an undergraduate application form and the nonrefundable application fee. Applicants should also have official transcripts and proof of work experience sent to the office of admissions. There is also a required writing skills placement essay. Additional requirements apply to international students, as well as applicants to the graduate and education programs.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at Regis University serves students of all three colleges. Staff members are available to assist students with the application process. Most award packages are based on demonstrated financial need, but there is a limited amount of need-blind aid available. Aid is given in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, work-study programs, and other benefits. In just one year, Regis students were awarded more than $130 million in aid from federal, state, and institutional sources. The Financial Aid Office recommends that students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1st of each year. After award packages are calculated, students will be able to view their awards online. There are payment plans available through the Student Accounts Office for both traditional and non-traditional students.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3500th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Colorado.

Students

Students at Regis University may choose to live in one of the on-campus residence halls. While layouts and some amenities vary by building, all dorm rooms are fully furnished and feature Internet access, microwaves, refrigerators, cable television, and free local phone service. All of the halls have free laundry facilities, 24-hour computer labs, and shared lounges with cable television, VCRs and DVD players. 89% of students have cars on campus. Dorms in the Residence Village are for upperclassmen. Alcohol consumption in the Residence Village is permitted for those of legal age. Graduate residence facilities and living-learning communities are also available.

On-campus facilities include a huge library with hundreds of thousands of titles, a state of the art fitness center, and dining facilites. Regis has partnered with Sodexo to protect the environment and promote healthy living. The dining facilities only buy fresh ingredients from local and regional farmers. There are diverse and numerous options to accommodate different dietary preferences and requirements.

Services available for students at Regis University include nonremedial tutoring, 24-hour security services, health services, and health insurance. There are also many activities in which students can participate. The university has also hosted legendary guests that range from Pope John Paul II to Jimi Hendrix. There are athletics, intramural sports, club sports, special events, clubs, ROTC programs (in conjunction with partner schools), and student government activities. The student organizations at Regis addressing diverse interests that range from ethnic to pre-professional areas.

Some unique and exciting activities that Regis students can participate in include the Outdoor Adventure Program and Adventure Break Programs. These programs allow students to challenge themselves, learn, and have fun. Students can try activities like hiking, backpacking or snowboarding, or do community service while exploring a new culture.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

Students at Regis are encouraged to participate in sports activities as they can foster teamwork and a healthy lifestyle. Options include cheerleading, a dance team, tennis, men’s lacrosse, and men’s rugby. Intramural sports include dodgeball, soccer, powder puff, and volleyball. The university offers men and women’s soccer, volleyball, women’s lacrosse, baseball, men and women’s basketball, softball, men and women’s cross country, and golf. Intramural athletic activities are done at one of four on-campus locations. There are also several off-campus facilities. Indoor sporting events are played in the Ranger Dome. There is an intramural football field and a baseball field. The Regis Rangers compete at the NCAA Division II level and are part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Lonnie Porter, legendary Regis men’s basketball coach, has the state’s record for most games won.

Alumni

  • Bill Murray, actor and comedian
  • Arnie Herber, NFL player (recognized in the Pro Football Hall of Fame)
  • Banny de Brum, Marshall Islands ambassador to the United States

Bibliography

  • Regis University. Regis University . 2011. Web. 9 May 2011.
  • “Regis University.” Education. U.S. News & World Report, 2011. Web. 9 May 2011.
  • Snider, Mark. Colleges in the West. Lawrenceville: Peterson’s, 2009.

Information Summary

Ranks 9th in Colorado and 730th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.01
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 3 0.03
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 2,135 0.35
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 34 0.01
Forcible Rape 396 0.06
Robbery 1,143 0.19
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 4,868 0.80
Larceny 14,040 2.30
Vehicle theft 3,587 0.59

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Denver, CO 80221-1099
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population38,135 (38,049 urban / 86 rural)
Households13,131 (2.86 people per house)
Median Household Income$39,522
Families9,188 (3.34 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
UndergraduateProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
GraduateSingle doctoral (other field)
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time four-year
EnrollmentMajority graduate/professional
Size & SettingMedium four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Congressional District801

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 377th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $31,824 $31,824 $31,824
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $600 $600 $600
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $975 $975 $975
FT Graduate Tuition $10,890 $10,890 $10,890
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $582 $582 $582
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $46,326 $46,326 $46,326
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $46,326 $46,326 $46,326
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $36,802 $36,802 $36,802

Student Tuition Costs for Professional Fields

  In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Pharmacology Degree — Tuition $37,190 $37,190
Pharmacology Degree — Required Fees N/A N/A

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $31,188 $31,800 $31,188 $31,800 $31,188 $31,800
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $2,000 $1,800
On-Campus – Room & Board $9,220(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses $2,564 $2,610
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,712 $8,901
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,072 $2,929
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,439 $2,466

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$40
Graduate Application Fee$75
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 3,006 (1,165 male / 1,841 female)
Admitted 2,100 (792 male / 1,308 female)
Admission rate 70%
First-time Enrollment 531 (178 male / 333 female)
FT Enrollment 511 (178 male / 333 female)
PT Enrollment 20 (N/A male / N/A female)
Total Enrollment9,722

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /  N/A / 
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Recommendations
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA
NCAA Basketball Conference Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
NCAA Baseball Conference Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
NCAA Track & Field Conference Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

ACT Test Admission

565th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 67%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 20 / 26
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 25
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 26

SAT Test Admission

465th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 30%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 490 / 600
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 470 / 600
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 960 / 1200

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity960
Meals per Week19
Room Fee$5,200
Board Fee$4,504

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 29 187 311 120 15 2,275 312 3,275
Accounting 1 12 12 2 99 16 144
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 1 1 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General 1 3 1 5
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 5 4 18 9 36
Biochemistry 2 2 3 1 8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3 3 23 1 30
Business Administration and Management, General 9 41 82 29 2 350 49 564
Chemistry, General 3 1 4
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 1 2 23 5 32
Clinical Child Psychology 1 13 1 15
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 1 1
Computer Science 1 3 2 22 2 30
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7 22 18 16 135 36 236
Counseling Psychology 1 9 3 51 9 73
Criminology 1 6 8 1 2 52 12 83
Economics, General 2 2
Education, General 10 26 8 2 277 27 351
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism 4 4
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1 2 1 4
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching 1 1
English Language and Literature, General 5 12 3 20
Environmental Science 1 4 5
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 3 2 3 1 30 3 42
Finance, General 2 1 13 3 19
French Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 3 1 2 10 2 19
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 1 3 15 2 21
History, General 5 5
Homeland Security 1 1 4 6
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 1 2 18 2 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3 10 1 78 7 100
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 1 1 10 1 13
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 1 22 4 27
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 1 14 16
Mathematics, General 1 5 6
Medical Informatics 3 2 5
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 2 14 16
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11 10 2 1 84 9 118
Music, General 1 1
Network and System Administration/Administrator 2 1 1 8 4 16
Neuroscience 3 1 16 1 21
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 1 6 6 3 83 7 106
Nursing Administration 10 3 5 1 149 5 175
Nursing Education 1 7 3 4 1 79 4 101
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 2 2
Organizational Behavior Studies 1 6 1 8
Organizational Leadership 2 8 12 1 74 8 105
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 4 2 8
Philosophy 4 1 5
Physical Therapy/Therapist 3 3
Physics, General 1 1
Political Economy 1 2 3
Political Science and Government, General 1 5 6
Psychology, General 1 7 32 2 44
Public Administration 2 6 2 10
Reading Teacher Education 1 1 1 13 16
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 4 18 36 21 1 314 35 436
Religion/Religious Studies 2 3 5
Social Sciences, General 2 6 2 10
Sociology 5 3 8 16
Spanish Language and Literature 1 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1 1 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1 4 13 3 2 48 17 88
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Women's Studies

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 898th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $76,585 ($76,824 male / $65,809 female)
Number of FT Faculty 265 (108 male / 157 female)
Number of PT Faculty 869
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $6,555,986

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