In compliance with the American Bar Association (ABA) Standards and Rules of Procedure for the Approval of Law Schools, the Regent University School of Law provides access to a variety of consumer information regarding our law programs.
ABA Standard 104
ABA Standard 207
ABA Standard 301 & 302
- JD Learning Outcomes
- Upon completing the JD program, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of substantive and procedural law and the biblical underpinnings of law.
- demonstrate sound legal analysis, legal research, and problem solving.
- communicate effectively and appropriately in legal contexts, both orally and in written form.
- articulate the decision-making framework by which the student will make ethical decisions in the practice of law.
- perform the skills needed for one entering the legal profession to be able to participate competently and ethically in the legal profession.
- create a strategic plan for the student’s career path and to follow God’s call.
- M.A. in Law Learning Outcomes
- Upon completing the program, students will be able to:
- evaluate legal issues through the framework of the student’s concentration.
- communicate knowledgeably and effectively with others on legal issues within their concentration.
- analyze the philosophical and theological sources and nature of the American legal system.
- analyze the Constitution, the structure, power, and limitations of the three branches of the federal government and the power and authority of state and local governments.
- analyze the functions, powers, and processes of legislative bodies and administrative agencies.
- research American law, including cases, and statutes.
- LL.M. Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate:
- a familiarity with the United States legal system, in the context of selected substantive law topics.
- an ability to reason, research, write, and problem-solve in the context of the United States legal system.
- an understanding of the common-law legal tradition, as opposed to a civil law system.
- an appreciation of Christian principles applicable to law.
ABA Standard 310
ABA Standard 404
ABA Standard 405(b)
ABA Standard 501(a)
ABA Standard 504(a)
- Qualifications for Admission to the Bar
In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners. (ABA Standard 504(a) Qualifications for Admission to the Bar).
ABA Standard 509
The ABA Standard 509 information report contains basic information and statistics about the Law School in an ABA-approved format. Data includes:
- Admissions Data
- Application Deadline
- Bar Passage Rates
- Class Size
- Conditional Scholarships
- Curriculum Data
- Financial Aid Deadline
- GPA & LSAT Scores
- Grants & Scholarships
- JD Attrition
- JD Enrollment & Ethnicity
- Living Expenses
- # of Faculty & Administrators
- # of Transfers
- Tuition & Fees
Curricular Offerings, Academic Calendar, & Academic Requirements
Additional information such as graduation and degree requirements, curriculum and academic calendars and schedules can be found on the following web pages.
ABA Standard 510