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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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“The Virginia Beach City Public Schools cohort of ESL teachers in training was the perfect platform in which to study and learn. Upon completion of my last TESOL class, I was blessed with the opportunity to join the ESL staff of VBCPS. The amazing faculty of Regent's TESOL department helped make it possible.”

Altina Suber, M.Ed., 2015 Teacher

“I'm honored to be where I am right now. The Museum of the Bible and Regent are a big part of that.”

Joshua Charles, J.D., 2017 Bestselling Author, Historian, Researcher, & Speaker

“"I consider my years in my Ph.D. program at Regent the best investment I ever made in my career. The time, energy and money spent in the program have paid off many times over. I consider the faculty to be world class, and my peers in my cohort are true friends and colleagues."”

Paul Alexander, Ph.D., 2005 Organizational Leadership

“I received a direct commission to the U.S. Army Reserves in the rank of Second Lieutenant on April 10, 2019. The decision to pursue a military career came as a result of my prayerfully discerning a clear call from God to join ministry, specifically through military chaplaincy during this time.”

Whitney Mathis, M. Div., 2020

“"God ordained all the circumstances, and I simply made the step of faith to follow."”

Marina Kuzmina, M.A. in Counseling, 2010 Community Counseling