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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 150+ areas of study.

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 150+ 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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“During a campus visit, I discovered the next path the Lord had for me.”

Drew Aiken, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022 Regent Royals men’s basketball captain

“I graduated from Regent University with a B.A. in Animation. My journey was joyous and I’m glad I took the route I did to be able to shine with my abilities and meet such good people.”

Trevor Hansley, B.A. in Animation, 2020 Video Production Assistant, wayahead

“The Career Switcher program gave me the skills that I needed to feel comfortable stepping into my classroom and allowed for my success. I am now a first-year teacher who is thriving in an environment that applauds creativity and innovation.”

Breanna Mead, M.Ed., 2018 Career Switcher

“It was the beginning stages of Regent's D.Min. program that really helped define my leadership gift and lay a foundation for what the Lord has done. It gave me the practical tools that I needed.”

Mark Batterson, D.Min., 2013 Lead Pastor of National Community Church in Washington, D.C.; New York Times Best-Selling Author

“The online and on-campus experiences were different, but both very rewarding. The way they designed online learning really felt like a live classroom environment — still very informative and relational, even with people from around the world there.”

Jesse Eisenhart, Joint M.A., 2009 M.A. in Practical Theology & Human Service Counseling