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Students at Regent University, which offers undergraduate programs through its College of Arts & Sciences.

About the College of Arts & Sciences

A Tradition of Excellence

Within an atmosphere of high academic standards and rigorous programs, Regent University strives to provide an innovative learning environment that answers our students’ unique callings. Our graduate and undergraduate programs prepare you with the skills you need to thrive. Our online degrees are available within many of our majors, and manageable eight-week sessions, provide students with the flexibility to match their class schedule to their life schedule.

Regent is committed to preparing capable men and women to excel both in mind and spirit. Our students, faculty and administrators share a calling, founded on biblical principles, to make a significant difference in our communities, our nation and our world.

Knowledge to Excel. Faith to Live With Purpose.

Regent’s College of Arts & Sciences provides the foundation you need to succeed at life and work. But you’ll find even more than a path to professional and academic advancement. Regent fosters an atmosphere of excellence, community and mentorship that will transform your life.

Offering top-quality graduate and undergraduate programs, and an atmosphere of collaboration and energetic discussion has always been important to us. We’re proud that 39 distinct denominations are represented in our student body. Our biblically centered curriculum transcends denominations, challenges students in knowledge and faith, and prepares them to reach beyond dividing lines to serve others.

From our humble roots to our growing graduate and undergraduate alumni network over 27,000 strong, Regent graduates continue to cherish character, challenge culture and change the world. Our people and programs are here to provide the mentorship you need to make a difference in your life and in the world.

Academic departments of the College of Arts & Sciences offer a range of programs that can be pursued online or on campus in Virginia Beach. Learn more about these departments and the programs they offer.

Abbie Braswell
B.S. in Business, 2020

Former Resident Assistant, Regent University

I visited Regent during my brother’s first semester as a graduate student, toured the gorgeous campus, and realized I was called to Regent too.
Abigail Lindner
College of Arts & Sciences, 2022
For anyone interested in developing the analytical skills required to make sense of complicated ideas, I encourage you to give Regent's Honors College a look. The relationships, skills and knowledge you'll gain through the discussion-based classes, and engaging assignments will benefit you in the years to come.
Allie Bryant
B.S. in Marketing, 2021

Social Media Specialist

We are active-duty military, so finding an accredited, online university was important. With Regent, the transfer process was smooth, the curriculum is engaging, and I get to learn from professors who love God and teach with passion and expertise.
Allison Hodgkins
College of Arts & Sciences, 2022
Honors College classes are much more focused on discussion and working with others to solve a problem. My experience was different from school: Instead of reading other peoples' data and writing a report on it, you're forming your own data and then reporting that.
Christian Ellis
B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020

Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University

Proverbs 27:17 states, 'Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.' That's been my Regent experience academically and relationally. I am grateful to have grown together with such amazing people.
Ellyn Jett
B.A. in Communication Studies, 2020

Nurse

With 30+ years of nursing experience, I saw myself as a leader, but I felt this nudging from God to go back to school. I’ve discovered my new calling: to serve as a life coach.
Hannah Lillemo
B.A., 2020

Honors Program Graduate

It is neat to see people who care about excellence but aren’t haughty about it. They approach it with humility in their academics, their spiritual lives, and each other.
Jada Jackson
B.A. in Communication 2009; MA in Human Services Counseling 2010

President & TV Host, Total Life Counseling; Advisor, Listeners On Call; Author; Licensed Mental Health Counselor

At Regent, I loved the integration of Christian values that were wrapped tightly in a strong academic degree. I felt completely academically prepared to go out and help people, but I also had that very foundational core belief system that was strengthened unbelievably.
Jennifer Anne McFadden
Thankful for all the Regent advisors who helped me through all the obstacles of graduating. Thankful for my professors who answered all of my questions and emails.
Jennifer Bennett
B.S., 2007; M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Management, 2011

Organizational, Workforce, Strategic Planning and Leadership Management, U.S. Navy (Washington Navy Yard)

I am thrilled, delighted and honored to be used for His purpose.
Jessica Stachurski
B.A. in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication, 2020

Marketing Manager, Orphan Network

My internship at Regent enabled me to put my book knowledge into a real-world experience that helped me grow professionally. Now, I am more confident that I bring a unique set of skills employers seek.
Jonatas DaSilva
B.A., 2015

Cinema/TV

I knew Regent was a Christian university, but I wasn’t expecting the love of Christ to be so evident.
Jonathan Holman
B.S. in Business, 2019

Director of Business Intelligence, Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

Regent prepared me to step into the unknown with confidence and skill.
Kristin Smith
B.A. in History, 2020

Next Generation Coordinator, Strong Tower Church

My friends and I feel like Regent chose us. It was clear that we were meant to be here, and we're better for it. I tell others, 'If you're looking for something out of the ordinary, something authentic, that gives evidence to God, I suggest Regent University.' Our community and the pursuit of God are unparalleled.
Lauren Dennis
B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2020

Student Research Assistant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Greatness is deposited into the hearts of every student through this university. It's a greatness to serve with excellence, humility, and a commitment to respond both in heart and mind to the work ahead.
Luke Isbell
B.A. in International Studies, 2020

Full-time student; professional photographer

I have loved every minute of the Honor’s program. One thing that has continually surprised me has been the willingness of faculty members to take you under their wing and help you improve your skills.
Morganne Oliver
College of Arts & Sciences, 2021
The main things that really stood out to me about Regent went beyond campus. It was the students and seeing the mission statement embodied in everything.
Robert Coward
B.A. in History, 2019
At Regent, they encourage you as an individual and want you to succeed. Don’t sell yourself short. You can do it.
Stephanie Clark
B.S. in Paralegal Studies, 2020
My college career has been anything but ordinary. But after five years, two schools, two majors, a minor, and a global pandemic, I can finally say that I am a Regent graduate!
Trevor Hansley
B.A. in Animation, 2020

Video Production Assistant, wayahead

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.

Yes, Regent University is fully accredited, for online and on-campus classes. We are accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our online undergraduate degrees and online graduate programs provide the recognition you need to shine.

New sessions start every eight weeks at Regent. Applications are due two weeks prior to the start of each session. Your decision and enrollment deposit are due two weeks prior to the start of class. Read more about specific information regarding application deadlines.

**Applications fees cannot be paid over the phone.

Please see our Admissions section to learn about applying as an on-campus student, online student, transfer student, or to enroll in our Early College or Professional Development programs.

Since Regent makes use of computer software and the internet to communicate with students and enhance its courses, all students are expected to have a computer. All students who use personal computers or laptops must meet the minimum standards regarding hardware, software and internet access.

Online courses are available through Blackboard, Regent’s web-based classroom. Students access Blackboard through a web browser, where they view course material, interact with faculty and students and submit assignments online. Most of our online graduate and online undergraduate degrees are designed so that students don’t have to be online on specific days or at specific hours. Learn more about our online classes.

You can visit our campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia by scheduling a campus tour. Can’t wait? Take a virtual tour with us in 360°.

The catalog is an electronic document available online.

It is available on our “Calendar” page.

Regent accepts college-level work from other regionally accredited college and universities. Learn more about the transfer credits process or contact Admissions.

Call our offices at 888.718.1222. We have admissions counselors ready to answer any questions you may have.

Yes, you can enroll in Regent even if you are not a residing U.S. citizen. Read more about our international student requirements.

To get a copy of your high school transcript, contact your local high school office.

Once received, applications and transcripts are reviewed within 48 hours.

Course descriptions are provided on the program page for each degree. They also can be found in the university catalog.

It is possible to transfer up to 90 credits.

We work on a normal 16-week semester. However, we break the semester up into two convenient eight-week sessions. This allows our students the opportunity to focus more attention on class and coursework. Usually, a student takes two courses per eight-week session.

If a transcript is 10 years or older, we do not automatically accept those credits. However, you may file an academic petition to see if your credits can be transferred. Contact Admissions for assistance.

Official transcripts are in a sealed envelope from your college or high school.

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1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

To begin, view a brief introduction which will instruct on the steps to take.

Three ways to learn about your degree course requirements are Regent’s academic catalog your Degree Evaluation in Genisys, or a discussion with your Academic Advisor.

You can view your credits that transferred in Genisys. To learn more
Also, you can check with the Registrar’s office.

Textbooks can be purchased or ordered online through the Regent bookstore.

First, review Regent’s academic catalog for the year that you started to make sure you have fulfilled all academic course requirements (your Academic Advisor can assist with questions). Secondly, follow the steps to register for Graduation.

First, review the semester schedule. Secondly, write down the CRNs for the dates and times that work for you. Lastly, begin class registration in Genisys. Learn more about how to register for classes.

Financial Aid is not applicable toward certificates or professional development courses.

Learn about College of Arts & Sciences scholarships on our Admissions & Aid page. For other financial aid information, contact Enrollment Services at 757.352.4960 or visit the Office of Advising website. You can also email us at undergrad@regent.edu.

Yes, Regent has a Tuition Installment Plan.

Regent offers need-based and merit-based scholarships. Learn more in our Admissions & Aid section.

Yes, you are eligible for financial aid if you are a part-time student.

Cash or check (drawn on a U.S. bank) payments are accepted in person at the Business Office. You may also pay online by electronic check or credit card. Please note: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted with a 2.85% convenience fee charged on the transaction. Learn more.

For questions about TA, contact TAbenefits@regent.edu. For questions about VA Benefits, contact VAbenefits@regent.edu. For more information, please visit our Military website.

“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at benefits.va.gov/gibill.