Regis University is a private, coeducational, Catholic university located in its main campus in Denver, Colorado. It was founded in 1877 by the Society of Jesus and is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Regis University offers its students a wide array of degrees and certificates through its three academic colleges; namely, the College for Professional Studies, Regis College, and the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professionals.
Today, there are approximately 14,841 students enrolled at Regis University mentored by 269 faculty members. With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, students of the university have access to the wealth of resources available in a large school while enjoying the focused attention and one-on-one interaction with teachers normally experienced only by students of a small college.
For its undergraduate degree program, the university offers a complete range of courses in liberal arts and sciences, business and education. For its graduate degree program, the university confers a Master of Arts in Education degree.
Cost of attendance at Regis University for school year 2009-2010 for fulltime undergraduates includes annual tuition cost of US$29,400 plus student activity fee of US300; Health Insurance of US$1,992; room rates that vary from US$5,200 to US$7,800 and board rates that vary from US$1,100 to US$3,900; books and supplies at US$1,749 and transportation of US$1,296. Students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Education pay tuition cost of US$425 per semester hour while students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies pay tuition rates that vary depending on the field of study they are pursuing.
Financial aid is extended in the form of loans, grants and scholarships to help students pay for their cost of attendance.