About

A Tradition of Excellence

Within an atmosphere of high academic standards and rigorous programs, Regent University strives to provide an innovative learning environment that answers our students’ unique callings. Online degrees, available within many of our majors, and manageable eight-week sessions, provide students with the flexibility to match their class schedule to their life schedule.

Regent is committed to preparing capable men and women to excel both in mind and spirit. Our students, faculty and administrators share a calling, founded on biblical principles, to make a significant difference in our communities, our nation and our world.

Philosophy

Knowledge to Excel. Faith to Live With Purpose.

Regent’s College of Arts & Sciences provides the foundation you need to succeed at life and work. But you’ll find even more than a path to professional and academic advancement. Regent fosters an atmosphere of excellence, community and mentorship that will transform your life.

Offering top-quality academics and an atmosphere of collaboration and energetic discussion has always been important to us. We’re proud that more than 30 distinct denominations are represented in our student body. Our biblically centered curriculum transcends denominations, challenges students in knowledge and faith, and prepares them to reach beyond dividing lines to serve others.

From our humble roots to our growing alumni network of over 20,000 strong, Regent graduates continue to cherish character, challenge culture and change the world. Our people and programs are here to provide the mentorship you need to make a difference in your life and in the world.

FAQ

Yes, Regent University is fully accredited for online and on-campus classes. We are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more.

New sessions start every eight weeks at Regent. Applications are due two weeks prior to the start of each session. Your decision and enrollment deposit are due two weeks prior to the start of class. Read more about specific information regarding application deadlines.

**Applications fees cannot be paid over the phone.

Please see our Admissions section to learn about applying as an on-campus student, online student, transfer student, or to enroll in our Early College or Professional Development programs.

Since Regent makes use of computer software and the Internet to communicate with students and enhance its courses, all students are expected to have a computer. All students who use personal computers or laptops must meet the minimum standards regarding hardware, software and Internet access.

Online courses are available through Blackboard, Regent’s web-based classroom. Students access Blackboard through a web browser, where they view course material, interact with faculty and students and submit assignments online. Regent’s undergraduate courses do not require students to be online on specific days or at specific hours. Learn more about our online classes.

You can visit our campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia by scheduling a campus tour.

The catalog is an electronic document available online.

The Academic Calendar is available on our Important Dates page.

Regent accepts college-level work from other regionally accredited college and universities. Learn more about the transfer credits process or contact Admissions.

Call our offices at 888.718.1222. We have admissions counselors ready to answer any questions you have.

Yes, you can enroll in Regent even if you are not a residing U.S. Citizen. Read more about our international student requirements.

To get your high school transcript contact your local high school office.

Applications and transcripts are reviewed within 48 hours of our receiving them.

Course descriptions are provided on the program page for each degree. They also can be found in the university catalog.

It is possible to transfer up to 90 credits.

We work on a normal 16-week semester. However, we break the semester up into two convenient eight-week sessions. This allows our students the opportunity to focus more attention on class and coursework. Usually, a student takes two courses per eight-week session.

If a transcript is 10 years or older we do not automatically accept those credits. You, may, though, file an academic petition to see if your credits can be transferred. Contact Admissions for assistance.

Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from your college or high school.

Central Enrollment Management
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Tuition & Financial Aid FAQ

Financial Aid is not applicable toward certificates or professional development courses.

Learn about College of Arts & Sciences scholarships on our Admissions & Aid page. For other financial aid information, contact Enrollment Services at 1.888.718.1222 or visit the Central Financial Aid website. You can also email us: regentundergrad@regent.edu.

Regent offers need-based and merit-based scholarships. Learn more in our Admissions & Aid section.

Yes, you are eligible for financial aid if you are a part-time student.

Cash or check (drawn on a U.S. bank) payments are accepted in person at the Business Office. You may also pay online by electronic check or credit card. Please note: Visa, MC, Amex and Discover are accepted with a 2.75% convenience fee charged on the transaction. Learn more.

For questions about TA, contact TAbenefits@regent.edu. For questions about VA Benefits, contact VAbenefits@regent.edu. For more information, please visit our Military website.

“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.