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Denver, Colorado

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Your chances of getting into Regis University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

Admission Difficulty for Regis University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Regis is 81.4%.  Its admission rate is the 12th lowest in Colorado.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Regis and can you get accepted?

Regis University is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 4,849 out of the 5,959 who applied were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 49 percent on standardized admission tests. Regis University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.68. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Regis?

81% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Regis University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.68 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1150 on the SAT
  • Score 24 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top 25% of your high school class

Regis GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 


Typical High School Grades 


What GPA do you need to get into Regis University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Regis are to have around a 3.68 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.68 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Regis accepts 81% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Regis is 3.68 on the 4.0 scale. 29% of students who get in have perfect 4.0 GPA's in high school. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #8 in Colorado for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Regis is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.7 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted Regis University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 29.4% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.9% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 17.9% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.2% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 9.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 10.9% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.7% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Regis SAT Scores

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Regis University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 25% of students submitted SAT scores and 20% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 


Applicants Submitting SAT 

SAT Scores for Regis University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 520
Math 25th Percentile 510
Composite 25th Percentile 1030
SAT Scores for Regis University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 640
Math 75th Percentile 630
Composite 75th Percentile 1270
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Regis University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Regis is 1150 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1030-1270. Students who get into Regis University score in the top 55 percent of all SAT test takers..  Regis ranks #6 in the state of Colorado for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1150 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Regis regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1030, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 910, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Regis University is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "considered but not required".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1150 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1150, you have around a 81% chance of being admitted. A 1270 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 89% chance of getting in.

Regis University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1270 and Above Good >89%
1150 to 1270 Avg + 81%-89%
1030 to 1150 Avg - 69%-81%
910 to 1030 Reach 54%-69%
Less than 910 Low <54%
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Regis ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 


Applicants Submitting ACT 

ACT Scores for Regis University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 21
Math 25th Percentile 20
Composite 25th Percentile 21
ACT Scores for Regis University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 28
Math 75th Percentile 27
Composite 75th Percentile 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into Regis?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to Regis is 24, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 21 and 28.  The school ranks #7 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 24. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 21 and score in the score in the top 43 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 18.

20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Regis University.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as Regis University is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "considered but not required".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into Regis for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 24 score has around 81% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 90% with a 28 ACT score.

Regis University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >90%
24 to 28 Avg + 81%-90%
21 to 24 Avg - 71%-81%
18 to 21 Reach 59%-71%
Less than 18 Low <59%
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High School Class Rank

57% of Regis University freshman are in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class and 41% are in the top ten percent.

High School Class Rank for admitted Regis University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 41.4%
Top 25% of class 56.8%
Top 50% of class 93%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Regis University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,005 1,954 5,959
Accepted 3,339 1,510 4,849
Acceptance Rate 83% 77% 81%
Enrolled 290 146 436
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 10% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply


Applicants have 315 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Regis University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Regis University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Regis University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Regis University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Admission Requirements Summary

Because Regis University is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.68 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 1150 and ACT of 24 will almost guarantee your admission.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127918 IPEDS survey data for Regis University.


Does Regis University prefer SAT or ACT?

25% of students submit their SAT scores to Regis. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Regis University?

81% of those who apply are granted admission to Regis. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Regis University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1270. The average SAT score is 1150. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Regis University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. The average ACT score is 24. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.