Regis University (formerly known as Regis College) is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic, Jesuit university in the United States. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1877, it is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Based in Denver, Colorado, Regis University is divided into three colleges: Regis College, The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, and the College for Professional Studies.
Regis College houses the traditional, undergraduate (and Master's of Art in Education & Master's of Science in Biomedical Sciences) programs. These programs are designed for traditional students. In 2007, the School for Professional Studies was renamed the College for Professional Studies, with the mission of providing higher education to working professionals.
Regis University is in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference along with Adams State, Chadron State, Colorado Christian,Colorado Mines, CSU-Pueblo, Fort Lewis, Colorado Mesa University, Metro State, New Mexico Highlands, Regis University, UC-Colorado Springs, U. of Nebraska-Kearney, Western New Mexico, Western State.