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Regis University Overview

Located in Denver, Colorado, Regis University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Regis U is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Regis University Known For?

1,068 Undergraduate Awards
$45,396 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • The 4% student loan default rate at Regis U is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Regis U is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 45% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Regis U makes roughly $56,400 a year. This is 38% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Regis University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Regis U has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#33 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#90 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Regis U.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Computer Systems Analysis Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Multilingual Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Computer Software & Applications Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Online Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Online Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Regis U has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#30 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#44 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#49 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#97 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#105 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#125 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Regis University?

Location of Regis University

Contact details for Regis U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, CO 80221-1099
Phone: 800-388-2366
Website: www.regis.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/regisuniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/regisuniversity

How Do I Get Into Regis U?

You can apply to Regis U online at: www.regis.edu/College-Admissions-and-Financial-Aid/Applying-to-Regis.aspx

Admission Requirements for Regis U

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Regis U?

60% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
24% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 60%, Regis U does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Average Test Scores

About 24% of students accepted to Regis U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 643. Math scores were between 520 and 623.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Regis University  ( 550 to 643 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Regis University  ( 520 to 623 )
200
800
Regis U received ACT scores from 85% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Regis University  ( 21 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Regis University  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Regis University  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Regis University?

$45,396 Net Price
59% Take Out Loans
3.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Regis U is $45,396. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Regis U, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,554 a year. That adds up to $30,216 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Regis U is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Regis University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,373 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,961 undergraduate students at Regis U, with 2,373 being full-time and 1,588 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Regis U

There are also 3,946 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,373 full-time undergraduates at Regis U, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Regis U

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Regis University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Regis U Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 140
Black or African American 66
Hispanic or Latino 587
White 1,279
International Students 72
Other Races/Ethnicities 229

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Regis University. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 51 countries are represented at Regis U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Nepal, and India.

Online Learning at Regis University

2,515 Took All Classes Online
4,999 Took At Least One Class Online
-10.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 26 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at Regis U. In 2017-2018, 4,999 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Regis U has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Regis U

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Regis University was -10.7%. This is the #2,583 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Regis U regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Regis U majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 3%
Computer Software & Applications 54%
Criminology 12%
Education 7%
General Social Sciences 40%
Health Professions 1%
Homeland Security 50%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 25%
Human Resource Management 7%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 17%
Liberal Arts General Studies 17%
Management Information Systems 7%
Medical Illustration & Informatics 24%
Multilingual Education 31%
Nursing 4%
Social Sciences 10%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 49%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 87%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Regis U ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Regis U.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Film, Video & Photographic Arts #15
Sustainability Science #19
Multilingual Education #25
Medical Illustration & Informatics #38
Criminology #39
Computer Science #62
General Social Sciences #64
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #65
Information Science #70
Homeland Security #77
Computer Software & Applications #91
Management Information Systems #98
Finance & Financial Management #99
Public Administration #115
Public Health #120
Communication & Media Studies #120
Visual & Performing Arts #126
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #129
General Education #133
Information Technology #154
Curriculum & Instruction #156
Marketing #166
Communication & Journalism #181
Human Resource Management #185
General Psychology #185
Special Education #215
General Business/Commerce #222
Computer Information Systems #227
Teacher Education Subject Specific #234
Social Sciences #244
Psychology #249
Public Administration & Social Service #252
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #258
Educational Administration #287
Teacher Education Grade Specific #337
Accounting #353
Health & Medical Administrative Services #422
Computer & Information Sciences #497

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Regis University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 0 310 38 159 6 513
Business Administration & Management 5 0 100 18 306 0 429
Computer Information Systems 0 0 14 12 132 0 158
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 84 37 0 121
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 85 17 1 0 0 103
Accounting 0 0 54 0 48 0 102
Criminology 0 0 18 1 75 0 94
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 22 5 61 0 88
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 0 82 82
Educational Administration 0 0 0 25 54 0 79
Computer Software & Applications 0 7 0 19 50 0 76
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 12 9 53 0 74
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 66 66
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 25 0 34 0 59
Computer Science 0 0 57 0 0 0 57
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 14 6 27 0 47
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 35 0 0 0 36
General Biology 0 0 32 0 0 0 32
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 0 0 31 0 31
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 1 29 0 30
Human Resource Management 0 0 20 2 7 0 29
General Business/Commerce 0 0 27 0 0 0 27
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 1 26 0 27
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 23 0 0 0 23
Special Education 0 0 0 0 23 0 23
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 22 0 0 0 22
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 3 18 0 21
Information Technology 0 0 4 16 0 0 20
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 18 0 18
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 16 0 0 0 16
Food Science Technology 15 0 0 0 0 0 15
Management Information Systems 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Health & Physical Education 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
General English Literature 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 5 6 0 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 0 10 0 0 0 10
General Education 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 0 7 0 7
Political Science & Government 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Marketing 0 0 4 0 2 0 6
Mathematics 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Chemistry 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Economics 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
General Social Sciences 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Sociology 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
History 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
General Psychology 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Romance Languages 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Philosophy 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Religious Studies 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Anthropology 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Computer Systems Analysis 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Physics 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Homeland Security 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Public Administration 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Public Health 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Genetics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 21 95 952 248 1,212 154 2,682

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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