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Located in Denver, Colorado, Regis University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

310 Undergraduate Degrees
203 Graduate Degrees
$45,396 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
60% Acceptance Rate

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Regis University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Nursing 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
#13 Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Nursing 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
#44 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#64 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#97 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#107 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#151 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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

How Do I Get Into Regis U?

You can apply to Regis U online at:

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 )

SAT Math Scores for Regis University  ( 520 to 623 )
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 )
ACT Math Scores for Regis University  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Regis University  ( 20 to 26 )

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

2,191 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,500 undergraduate students at Regis U, with 2,191 being full-time and 1,309 being part-time.

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

There are also 3,408 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,191 full-time undergraduates at Regis U, 34% are male and 66% 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 135
Black or African American 77
Hispanic or Latino 594
White 1,161
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 188

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.


This school is the 3rd 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 #1,810 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
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 29%
Nursing 4%
Nursing Administration 19%
Nursing Education 19%

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
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing #3
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing #4
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #66
Nursing Education #71
Nursing Administration #83
Nursing Practice #88
Registered Nursing #435

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 310 0 0 0 310
Nursing Administration 0 0 81 0 81
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 55 0 55
Nursing Education 0 37 0 0 37
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0 1 22 0 23
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 6 6
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0 0 1 0 1
Critical Care Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 310 38 159 6 513


*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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