Regis College is a Catholic liberal arts and sciences college located in Weston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1927 by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, the college operated for eight decades as a women-only college. It was only in 2007 that the first male students were accepted and the first co-educational class was held.
Students of Regis College graduate with either a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree. They may also work towards non-professional Certificates or a Doctorate in Nursing. Undergraduate students can choose a major from over 25 areas of study while graduate students have access to a multitude of master’s programs, certificate programs, or post-master’s nursing certificates.
Around 1,600 students are currently enrolled at the college, ably guided in their search for higher education by 55 fulltime, faculty members, 75% of whom hold the highest degree possible in their chosen field of specialization.
Cost of attendance for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime, undergraduate students is US$28,900 for tuition and fees and US$12,190 for typical room and board. Tuition and fee costs for graduate students vary according to the courses they pursue. Those taking up Education pay tuition per credit hour of US$476; those enrolled in Communication/Leadership and Public Administration pay US$676 for both courses and US$730 for Health Administration and Health Product Regulation. Students of Nursing pay tuition cost of US$800 and US$880 for Nursing Doctorate.
Financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study arrangements is extended by the college to help students pay for their cost of attendance.