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A Premier Christian College

Christ Centered. Purpose Driven.

Nestled in beautiful Virginia Beach, Regent is ranked among top national universities. As a premier Christian college, we are Christ-centered and purpose-driven, equipping students like you to achieve your God-given potential. Here, you can experience support on all fronts – academic, personal, and spiritual.

Have specific career goals? At Regent, you can select from over 400 programs in 150+ fields of study, so you don’t have to “settle” for a degree that’s not aligned with your dream.

Want to a pursue bachelor’s in cyber security? Train at our multi-million-dollar cyber range and learn about our graduate who bagged an internship at Google, Switzerland. Prefer a degree in acting? Enter the spotlight with a BFA in Acting.

Follow your passion, with the freedom to select from a spectrum of programs. These include business, communication, cyber security and information technology, nursing and healthcare, education, psychology and counseling, ministry, government, and law. You can join a supportive network of mentors and students – people who will support you, pray with you, and cheer you along.

Lay the foundation of your future with an authentic Christian college experience. To learn more, call 800.373.5504 or fill out the Request Information form on this page.    


The U.S. News & World Report ranked Regent among top national universities in 2019, 2020 and 2022. Students who began as visitors to the campus have commented on the difference they experienced during their first visit. A sense of peace accompanies you here.

We have been ranked by Niche among the Top 15 Best College Campuses in America, 2021, and have received an “A+” Campus Rating. Want to experience the difference? Schedule a personalized tour. You can also join a webinar to get more details online.   If you thrive on personalized attention, Regent is the place for you. Our faculty are more than teachers – they are mentors. You can learn from experts whose experience is matched only by the accolades they have received.

Regent University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Regent University.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at Regent University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The following business programs at Regent University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Bachelor’s of Science in Business (all concentrations); Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting; Master of Business Administration. Learn more about our prestigious accreditations and memberships.

Complete your undergraduate degree at Regent by transferring your college credits. Our generous transfer policy allows you to transfer up to 90 credits toward your bachelor’s degree and 48 credits toward your associate degree. All you need to do is follow 4 easy steps.

As a Christian college, we offer exciting scholarship opportunities so that you can pursue your dream. These include academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, the $10,000 Freedom Scholarship, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship, $4,000 Private School Scholarships, and more. We also offer church-match grants, need-based grants and legacy awards. Learn more about these scholarships and financial aid options.

Regent’s annual tuition is nearly $20,000 less than that of other private institutions, according to the U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020. And we were ranked among the Top 5% Most Affordable Private Christian Universities by a CCCU Tuition Survey, 2018.

Regent’s Honors College offers an experience par-excellence. You get exclusive scholarships, advanced seminars and leadership training, access to travel funds on a competitive basis, competitive fellow positions and more!

Regent has consistently been recognized as a top military friendly school. If you are active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veteran, or family, you can enjoy distinct military benefits that could leave you with little to no out-of-pocket costs. Our dedicated Military Resource Center team is here to assist you from start to finish.

A Regent University athlete at a competition.

We are a Division I South Region member institution in the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA). As a Christian college, we follow a “Winning with Character” approach to athletics. That includes encouraging our student-athletes to represent biblical traits in athletic competitions, such as humility, honor, integrity, courage, and competitiveness. Explore Regent athletics.

What kind of events do we host as a Christian college? Lively, fun ones!


Color Run, a fun college event at Regent.

We believe in adding color to life. Hence the Color Run – a 5K that takes you across our beautiful Virginia Beach campus. Run to win, but know that you will be doused with a colored powder along the way.


Night of Worship at Regent, a premier Christian college located in Virginia Beach.

Worship is a big part of our faith-integration as a Christian college. Join our Nights of Worship, which have featured leading worship artists, such as Housefires, UPPERROOM, John Mark McMillan, Cory Asbury, and Kim Walker-Smith. These events are free and open to the public.


A sci-fi/anime/fantasy convention drawing hundreds of fans of all kinds. It’s unlike any other opportunity on campus! Enjoy interactive workshops, costume contests (judged by renowned cosplayers), live combat demonstrations, food trucks, a live DJ, and an all-star guest speaker.


Harvest Fest at Regent's beautiful campus in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Pumpkinpalooza! Typically held in mid-October, Harvest Fest is a carnival-style event with all kinds of fall-inspired activities. Think pumpkin decorating, a cakewalk, a live DJ, and free chili!


Regent's Got Talent, a college event at Regent University.

Flaunt your talent at this upbeat and lively event. Dancers, singers, actors, and even yo-yo trick artists have dazzled the stage! Hosted on the Main Stage of the Dede Robertson Theatre, our campus gathers to watch fabulous hosts showcase performers of all kinds.


A theater production at Regent, a premier Christian university.

Are you a theatre buff? Then make the short trek over to the beautiful Performance Arts Center on campus. You’ll enjoy Regent’s theatre productions – from Broadway musicals to dramas, comedies and tragedies. (Insider’s tip – volunteering as an usher has its perks.)


Worship leaders at UnChapel.

Regent hosts performances by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, so you’re in for a treat. Or you can opt to hit the high notes yourself in a Regent choir. Join a choral performance or a worship choir that leads during UnChapel.

UnChapel is a unifying worship experience with modern worship music, relevant teaching, and an opportunity for prayer ministry at the end of each service. It is a Christian college experience that you will not want to miss!


There are a host of other events organized for our students. Movies on the lawn (just grab a blanket and show up), student appreciation week, the crowd favorite – Chili Bowl, pancakes before finals, and more. Because college is where you make memories. We want you to have some of the best years here.

Student leaders at Regent University.

Is community important to you? Our student body welcomes you, building lifelong relationships through  65+ student organizations, leadership and service opportunities. So, you can make an impact while in college. Explore organizations that range from the Business Law Society and Moot Court Board to RU Dancin’ (grab those dancing shoes) and the Photography Club. And, run for student government positions!

Student volunteers at work.

If you have a heart for serving a larger community, join Campus Ministries’ service opportunities. We have “Good Fridays,” where you can serve local underserved communities. We also organize an annual Spring Break Mission Trip to communities throughout the United States. Join us in serving individuals and in spreading the Gospel.

Come, experience the Regent difference. We look forward to connecting with you and learning about your dreams and ambition.

“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.”

Kristin Smith, B.A. in History, 2020 Next Generation Coordinator, Strong Tower Church

“When I think about Regent, I think about the wonderful people I met here that have supported and loved me with the love of Christ; they helped me make college a home away from my home in Guatemala.”

Elisa Sosa, B.A. in Animation, 2019 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.”

Luke Isbell, B.A. in International Studies, 2020 Full-time student; professional photographer

“I'm grateful to Regent for developing my leadership skills, which are an essential component to the technical knowledge needed for a career in my field.”

Maximiliano Gigli, B.S. in Cybersecurity, 2020 Administrative Business Partner, Google

“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.”

Lauren Dennis, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2020 Student Research Assistant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh