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Graduates of Regent, a premier Christian university located in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

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Where is Regent University?

Regent University address: 
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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What is Regent University

Regent University, founded in 1978, is a nationally ranked private, Christian liberal arts university located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Both on-campus and completely online programs are available. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 135 program areas.

Is Regent University a Good School? Where Does Regent Rank?

Regent University is a premier Christian university and one of the fastest growing. The university is listed among top National Universities by U.S. News & World Report‘s 2020 Best College review. Regent’s online bachelor’s program is top-rated in Virginia by USNWR.

The university is also in the top two percent of schools nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and is a top military-friendly university. The school’s online Education and Business programs also rank in the top 5 in Virginia by USNWR.

Is Regent University Accredited and Respected?

Yes.

Regent University holds numerous accreditations from bodies including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Specialty accreditations include American Bar Association (ABA), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), American Psychological Association (APA), The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

Learn more about Regent University accreditations.

How Much Does Regent University Cost?

Undergraduate block tuition for 12-18 credit hours was $17,220, for the 2019-20 school year. Undergraduate online tuition costs are $395 per credit hour. Students enrolled in 30 credit hours per year would pay $11,850 for tuition, plus fees.

On average, Regent annual on-campus, undergraduate tuition is $19,000 less than that of other private institutions.

Cost of attendance for graduate programs vary by program and degree level (master’s or doctoral).

Visit Regent University’s tuition and cost charts for program-by-program rates.

Why Regent University

What if you could earn a better living and lead a life of purpose? Lack of education and credentials can stifle confidence and leave you feeling stuck. But Regent empowers students to change all that. By choosing Regent, you’re choosing a powerful combination of academic excellence, leadership focus and a foundation of faith that you can apply right away to your career and your everyday life.

  • Choose from 135+ areas of study, including some of the most in-demand fields projected to grow over the next 10 years. Examples: nursing, education, analytics, accounting, computer science, business, engineering, cybersecurity, and more.
  • Enjoy top-ranked academics guided by faculty who will help you grow in knowledge and faith, together.
  • Join a powerful network of over 27,000 Regent alumni who are making a positive difference throughout the United States and in 135 other countries
    • They work in 61% of Fortune top 100 companies including Amazon, Apple, Disney, HP, American Express, and many others.
    • Nearly 1,000 are faculty and administrators in 438 colleges and universities around the world, with 10 of those serving as presidents.
    • And 56 have served as judges.
  • Regent University’s notable alumni include Cheryl McKay, M.A., Screenwriter & Book Author; Mark Batterson, D.Min., New York Times Best-Selling Author and Lead Pastor; Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D., Chief Counsel – American Center for Law & Justice; and Charles Martin, Ph.D., New York Times Best-Selling Author.

With a Regent University education, you’re positioning yourself for greater possibilities, anchored in greater purpose. Christian Leadership to Change the World.

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“A Regent education will open up doors for you. It certainly has for me.”

Roxie Godfrey, Ed.D., 2005 Teacher Educator & Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University

“Regent has maintained a high standard of scholarship and the practical aspects of leadership, and they have outstanding professors. I was blessed when I was there.”

Daniel Backens, M.A. in Practical Theology, 1999 Senior Pastor, New Life Church

“"So much of my teaching style and philosophy is modeled after that of Regent Law deans and professors. I am working in my calling and love equipping my students for their calling too through the gift of teaching the Lord has given me."”

Adeline Allen, J.D., 2011

“I make it my personal mission to show the legal world that Regent offers a top-notch legal education and produces lawyers who are highly skilled in their profession and have integrity in their conduct. My goal is to inspire every attorney, judge and client I meet to seek out Regent alumni when they are looking to hire a lawyer.”

Andrew Kartchner, J.D., 2013

“When you’re leading the largest city in the Commonwealth, you realize quickly, you can’t do it by yourself … so I pray. Regent was a vital factor in my spiritual growth and my professional growth.”

Bobby Dyer, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 1998 Mayor, City of Virginia Beach