Regis University is a coeducational Jesuit university first established in 1877 in Las Vegas, New Mexico and moved to the present location in Denver, Colorado in 1887. Leadership President Father John Fitzgibbons, S.J. Provost Janet Houser, Ph.D. Nationally Recognized Regis University is consistently ranked among top universities, including recognition for 19 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best colleges and universities in the country. Read more about awards and distinctions. Academics Regis University offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs through five colleges: Regis College College of Contemporary Liberal Studies Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions College of Business and Economics College of Computer and Information Sciences Financial Aid Regis University students were awarded more than $134 million in federal, state and institutional aid during the 2015-16 school year.