Regis College

Weston, MA 02493

Regis College was founded in 1927 as a private institution. It is located in Weston, Massachusetts. It was originally founded as a women’s college and became co-educational in 2007, making it the last women’s college in Boston to start admitting male students. In recent years, the school has been recognized as one of the top regional schools in the Northeast. Regis College also offers an accredited kindergarten and preschool program at the Children’s Center where they teach children about science, technology, engineering, and math. The college offers over 39 areas of study and is known throughout the region for its nursing programs. The Regis College School of Nursing offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, including an online-only MSN program. 

For those just getting into nursing, the college offers the traditional BSN program. There are also accelerated BSN and accelerated MSN programs, along with MSN, RN to MSN, and DNP programs. All programs are accredited by the ACEN, with the baccalaureate programs receiving accreditation in 1989. The accelerated BSN program is designed to be completed in just 16 months for students that already have a bachelor’s degree in a separate field of study. With the accelerated or traditional BSN programs, students also receive hands-on training through clinical placements throughout downtown Boston and the neighboring region.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. Doctoral degrees (DNP)
  5. Accelerated BSN
  6. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 93
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 187
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 153
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - professional practice 12

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Regis College

Babson College
4.28 miles away
Boston College
7.08 miles away
Emmanuel College
10.54 miles away
MCPHS University
10.67 miles away
Boston University
10.68 miles away
Simmons College
10.7 miles away
Northeastern University
11.27 miles away
Fisher College
11.99 miles away
Emerson College
12 miles away
Curry College
12.55 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
10/01/2013 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/1995 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1989 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$21,566
30k to 48k$25,560
48k to 75k$26,327
75k to 110k$29,514
Over 110k$31,681
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,301.00 $1,301.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,525.00 $1,525.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

MARILN Professional Scholarship Award

Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They [...]

Massachusetts Long Term Care Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must work in a nursing home or assisted living residence in Massachusetts and must have worked there for at least one year.

Regis College - One Family Scholarship Program

The program assists heads of households in achieving their academic goals. Recipients of this scholarship receive an integrated network of services through the non-profit organization, One [...]

Regis College - Part-Time Grant

To be eligible for a Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, an applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year; be a U.S. [...]

American Legion-Massachusetts Scholarship

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a Department of Massachusetts Legion member in good standing. One award is for nursing only.

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing
Regis College
235 Wellesley St
Weston, MA 02493

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