The choice to pursue a degree in higher education is one of the most important decisions you can make. Finding an institution that matches your high academic standards and fits within your budget is equally important. As you consider how to afford college, we want to help. Regent University offers affordable Christian degrees without sacrificing quality.
You will find the cost of attendance for Regent University to be very reasonable. Not only is our tuition approximately one-half of the national average for private institutions according to the CollegeBoard, there are many Regent University scholarship options widely available for undergraduate students who qualify. At Regent, we strive to provide you with the best learning environment possible, effectively preparing you for the journey ahead.
|Tuition Rate AY 2017-18||Cost|
|Student enrolled in 12-18 credit hours per semester||$8,325|
|Student enrolled in less than 12 credit hours per semester||$555/credit hour*|
|Student enrolled in more than 18 credit hours per semester||$8,325 plus $555 per additional credit hour|
Award decisions are determined automatically using academic information gathered during the admissions process. A separate award application for merit scholarship consideration is not required.
Regent University calculates an “Academic Index,” based solely on a combination of high school GPAs and SAT/ACT/CLT test scores, for each applicant with fewer than 15 transferable college credits. Incoming freshman with more than 15 transferable credits from dual enrollment, AP, or IB coursework during high school will also receive an academic index.
Average academic profiles and associated merit scholarships for a previous incoming freshman class were:
|Scholarship & Amount||High School GPA||SAT (Math/Reading)||ACT (composite)|
|Founder’s Scholarship ($9,000)||4.0||1370||31|
|Trustee’s Scholarship ($8,000)||3.96||1190||25|
|Honors Scholarship ($6,000)||3.61||1070||22|
|Achievement Award ($3,000)||3.21||950||19|
Listed award amounts are annual totals. Awards are split between fall and spring semesters and are unavailable during the optional summer semester.
Incoming Transfer Students
|Scholarship Name||Award Amount||Eligibility Range (cumulative GPA)|
|Founder’s Transfer Scholarship||$6,000||3.75 – 4.0|
|Trustee’s Transfer Scholarship||$5,000||3.5 – 3.74|
|Honors Transfer Scholarship||$4,000||3.0 – 3.49|
|Achievement Transfer Award||$2,000||2.75 – 2.99|
Award reviews for scholarship renewal occur after spring semester grades post. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA for Regent course work of 2.67 or higher for merit scholarships to renew.
Updated test scores or GPAs received prior to July 1st can be used to re-evaluate a student’s merit award on a case-by-case basis initiated by an appeal submitted by the student.
Scholar’s weekend offers hard-working high school students the opportunity to compete for exclusive full and partial scholarships, which includes our Dean’s Scholarship (full tuition plus room). Invitations to Scholars Weekend are extremely competitive and spots are limited, but we encourage all qualified high school students to apply. In addition to being admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences, eligible students must complete an additional application to attend the event.
Invitation to Scholar’s Weekend involves a review of a wide range of information; however, the typical attendee has an academic profile that includes a combination of:
For more detailed information and access to the Scholar’s Weekend application, please go to the Scholar’s Weekend web page.
Regent University is pleased to award two scholarships to National Merit Scholarship Finalists and Semi-finalists in recognition of their achievement.
National Merit Finalist
National Merit Finalists are eligible to receive a 100% tuition scholarship from Regent University. This award does not apply to fees and/or student housing.
Disbursement requires the maintenance of a 3.3 GPA and full-time enrollment.
National Merit Semi-finalist
National Merit Semi-finalist are eligible to receive a $10,000 tuition scholarship from Regent University. This award does not apply to fees and/or student housing.
Disbursement requires the maintenance of a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment.
NOTE: CAS strongly encourages all students to complete the FAFSA in order to ensure the most accurate review of financial aid eligibility. Students who opt out of completing the FAFSA will not be considered for Regent University’s need-based grants.
Student Fees (AY 2017-18)
|Application Fee||$50||one-time, non-refundable|
|Enrollment Deposit||$150||deducted from tuition costs|
|Graduation Fee||$60||one-time fee upon submission of graduation application|
|Technology Fee||$300/Term||supports information technology|
|Undergrad Support Fee||$19/Term||contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations|
|Undergraduate Student Activity Fee||$100/Term||contributes to undergraduate student activity operations|
|Health Center Fee||$45/semester||students living on campus only|
|Course Fee||Some Theater, Animation, and Cinema Television classes, and science labs may carry an additional fee. $70-200/course|
|Housing||varies||Applied to residential students. Click for housing costs.|
|Parking Fee||$100/Term||Applied to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus|
|Late Payment||$100/Session||incurred, per session, in the event of late tuition payment|
|Late Registration||$100/Session||incurred, per session, by returning students only, in the event of late registration|
|New Student Programming Fee||$75||One-time fee applied to all incoming students|
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