Founded in 1914 by an anonymous benefactor and supported by the generosity of her family, its alumni and friends, Regis High School offers a tuition free Jesuit college preparatory education to young men from the New York metropolitan area who demonstrate superior intellectual and leadership potential. In the admissions process, special consideration is given to those who cannot otherwise afford a Catholic education.
The Regis curriculum is focused on the traditional disciplines of the liberal arts. The program is distinctive in that all courses are intensive and accelerated. As a Jesuit school, Regis is committed to both academic excellence and fostering a spirit of generosity and service to those in need. With an emphasis on academic rigor and Christian formation, the school's program mis designed to promote each student's intellectual and spiritual growth grounded in a deepening relationship with Jesus Christ. Regis seeks to inspire and train the ethnically diverse young men in its care to become imaginative leaders, committed to promoting justice and exercising leadership in the Church, in the civic community, and in their chosen profession.