Admissions Profile Regis Univeristy educates men and women of all ages to take leadership roles and to make a positive impact in a changing society. The University is comprised of three colleges, each providing a rigorous academic experience rooted in values-based education. Regis UniversityRegis College Location Regis University is located in Denver, Colorado (link to 10.5.1 About Denver page), and just minutes from downtown. A city ranked #3 on ePodunk.com's list of Great College Towns, Denver typically has 300 days of sunshine per year, with mild temperatures throughout the year and very low humidity. Recognition Regis University is consistently ranked as a Top Tier Western University by U.S. News & World Report. Regis University is proud to be listed on the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its commitment to service. The annual National Survey of Student Engagement (link to http://nsse.iub.edu/) consistently shows that Regis ranks high in factors such as level of academic challenge and student-faculty interaction. Regis University has produced two Rhodes Scholars. Mary Ann Lehmkuhle O’Hara, now a medical doctor, was recognized as an American Rhodes Scholar in 1988. William Gohl, Regis College Class of 2010, was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship and is currently studying law at Oxford. Regis University is one of 102 schools on the John Templeton Foundation Honor Roll for Character-Building Universities and Colleges. Since 2000, Regis University’s main Northwest Denver campus has been designated an arboretum with more than 500 trees and shrubs. Men’s Basketball Coach Lonnie Porter holds the record for most victories as a college basketball coach (at any level) in Colorado history. Diversity Our men and women experience diversity by living and working in a community comprised of students from a rich background of ethnic, religious, socio-economic, geographic, and academic variety. Ethnic: 32 percent of our class is represented by ethnic minorities. Religious: Both Catholics and non-Catholics from many other denominations are evenly represented at Regis. Socio-Economic: Regis attracts both families qualifying for need-based assistance and those who have resources to pay for private education. Geographic: Nearly 50 percent of our students come from out-of-state. Students enroll from 42 states; the most represented states are Colorado, California, Missouri, Illinois, Arizona, Minnesota, Texas, New Mexico, and Washington. Academic: 37 percent of incoming freshmen attended private high schools; 63 percent attended public schools. Enrollment Regis College and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions serve a combined 1,734 traditional undergraduates, and 2,400 total full-time students. The 2011-2012 freshmen enrollment was over 500 students. Faculty There are over 169 full-time faculty, nearly all with earned doctorates or the highest degree in their field. 95 percent lay faculty; 5 percent Jesuit priests. Class Size & Ratio The average class size is 21, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1, assuring personal attention in a student-friendly environment where teachers care about teaching and teach about caring. Entering Freshmen Profile Academic Ability (Regular Admits) GPA Mid 50% Range: 3.1-3.8 ACT Mid 50% Range: 21-26 SAT Mid 50% Range (CR + M): 1070-1170 Academic Ability (Regis College Honors Program) GPA Mid 50% Range: 3.7-4.2 ACT Mid 50% Range: 28-31 SAT Mid 50% Range (CR + M): 1250-1400 Financial Aid Over 90% of students receive financial assistance Nearly 87 percent of students earn merit awards Average financial aid award is over $22,000 Every freshman is guaranteed on-campus student employment, regardless of financial need. Students may earn up to $2,400 in the Regis Learn & Earn program. Cost (2013-2014) Tuition & Fees: $31,824 Room & Board: $9,704 Miscellaneous Fees: $600 Total Direct Expenses: $42,128 On-Campus Housing Nearly 80 percent of freshmen live on campus. Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus, unless their family residence is in the Denver Metro area.