Regis College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Regis College Softball
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Regis College Admissions Overview:

The large majority of applicants are admitted to Regis College each year; in 2016, the school accepted 97% of those who applied. Students with solid grades and a strong application have a good chance of being admitted. Along with an application, prospective students will need to submit high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, a personal essay, a resume, and a letter of recommendation. For complete guidelines and timelines for applying, be sure to check out Regis' website, and contact a member of the admissions team for more assistance. An interview with an admissions counselor, while not required, is strongly recommended for applicants. Likewise, interested students are encouraged to visit the campus, to see if it would be a good fit for them.

Admissions Data (2016):

Regis College Description:

Located on an attractive 132-acre campus just outside of Boston, Regis College is a small, co-educational, Catholic liberal arts college. The college runs frequent shuttles to the MBTA transit system so that students have easy access to the city. Regis students come from 17 states and 31 countries, and over half of undergraduates are first-generation college students. Regis students can choose from 17 majors and 30 minors. Nursing is by far the most popular major at both the bachelor's and associate's levels. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Regis College Pride competes in the NCAA Division III New England Collegiate Conference. The college fields seven men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports. Popular choices include lacrosse, basketball, soccer, softball, cross country, field hockey, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,847 (1,226 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 19% Male / 81% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $39,040
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,740
  • Other Expenses: $2,065
  • Total Cost: $56,845

Regis College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $25,814
    • Loans: $8,569

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 41%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Swimming, Lacrosse, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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