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Incoming Freshmen

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Nights of Worship, Outreach Events & Life Groups. Cultivate Reason & Faith - Together.
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Over 85 Undergraduate Areas of Study

Select from a Wide Range of Programs & Concentrations.
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HONOR THE PAST. CHANGE THE FUTURE. LIVE FOR GOD’S GLORY.

Honor the Past
Honoring the legacy. Remembering all that is true, good, and beautiful in this world and continuing to honor those ideals. This is the life you will embrace with others at Regent University.

Change the Future
Changing lives. Having what it takes – the grit, the intellect, the humility, the wisdom – to make a real impact on this world and the lives around you. At Regent, you will learn to pursue and achieve innovative and worthwhile goals that will grow and humble you, and change the world around you.

Live for God’s Glory
Living with purpose. Living for Jesus Christ, by His infallible and eternal Word, and toward a life that finds its identity in deep and abiding faith. Together, you will learn to live a life of worship and obedience to a loving God, a life of joys and sorrows, and a life of friendship, fellowship, and love. It’s a life greater than yourself.

THIS IS LIFE

Life at Regent involves asking the big questions and helping to solve the problems in this world.

  • What does it take to eliminate disease?
  • How will artificial intelligence change mankind?
  • How is social media impacting democracy?
  • How do we stop the spread of addiction?
  • How do we protect privacy and security amidst rapidly advancing technology?
  • What is a Christ-centered response to poverty and human suffering?
  • Why are there so many religions in the world?
  • Why do people fall in love?
  • How do we create a moral and virtuous society?
  • What is truth?

This is life at Regent University. So Start Living!

UNDERGRADUATE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

Regent’s Traditional Campus Program offers freshmen a residential experience. All first-year freshmen are required to live on campus unless they live within a 25-mile radius of the university.

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Check to see if you are eligible to apply for university scholarships or grants to help with tuition costs.

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“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.”

Allison Hodgkins, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022

“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.”

Christian Ellis, B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University

“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.”

Abigail Lindner, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022

“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

“Regent gave me the skills I needed and prepared me for the work I’m doing now.”

Stryker Watts, B.S. in Business - Marketing, 2013 Senior Manager, Deposit & Regional Marketing, First Republic Bank
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February 7, 2023
What to Wear on a College Tour

You’re embarking on your college search journey and starting to visit schools that pique your interest. You may be wondering what to wear on a college tour. There are a few factors that will affect this decision. Here are some guidelines for deciding what on wear …

January 31, 2023
Regent Ranks Among Nation’s Top Online MBA Programs by The Princeton Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 31, 2023) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership is celebrating today’s ranking on The Princeton Review’s 2023 Top 50 Online MBA Programs list—landing in the No. 31 …

January 31, 2023
MBA vs. Master’s in Accounting—What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between getting a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting? If you’re wondering about an MBA vs. a master’s in accounting, read on to discover differences, benefits, and potential …

January 26, 2023
Virginia General Assembly Honors Regent University in Commending Resolution

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 26, 2023) – On January 25, the Virginia General Assembly honored Regent University with a commending resolution at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia …

January 25, 2023
How to Make Friends as a Transfer Student

Each college comes with its own environment that takes time to adjust to, even for someone who has experienced college life.  Read on to learn how to make friends as a transfer student at your new school. Here are several tips to help you quickly become …

January 24, 2023
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s in Virginia – for the 11th Year in a Row

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 24, 2023) – Regent University continues to hold the No. 1 spot as the Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia, according …

January 23, 2023
Regent Unveils its Master of Divinity in Biblical Literature & Languages

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 23, 2023) – Regent University is pleased to announce its new Master of Divinity in Biblical Literature & Languages—a comprehensive program that enriches linguistic and exegetical skills …

January 18, 2023
Discover Regent's Online MBA—No GMAT Required

Within Regent University's School of Business & Leadership, Christian leadership to change the world starts with compassion and care for the personal development of every student. Regent's MBA consistently ranks among the top online MBA programs …

January 9, 2023
Regent Research Roundtables

From the Editors Dr. Bruce E. Winston & Dr. Kathleen Patterson2022 Welcome to the Proceedings of the 2022 Regent Research Roundtables. In addition to presentations of empirical studies, the Roundtable format allows presenters to discuss new concepts, possible …

January 9, 2023
The Robertson School of Government Honors General John Ashcroft with the Distinguished Statesman Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 9, 2023) – The Robertson School of Government has selected General John Ashcroft as a recipient in its Distinguished Statesman Award Series—an honor that …

January 4, 2023
The Best MBA Concentrations for Your Career

Getting a Master of Business Administration can be a real career changer, opening doors to professional advancement and success. An MBA will prepare students to work in management or administration positions. Did you know you can specialize your degree …

December 29, 2022
Regent Professor with Expertise in Middle East Studies Appointed to Virginia Israel Advisory Board

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 29, 2022) – Virginia General Assembly Speaker of the House Todd Gilbert has appointed Dr. A.J. Nolte of Regent University to the Virginia Israel Advisory Board (VIAB) …

December 28, 2022
Regent University Celebrates the 2022 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 28, 2022) – In 2022, Regent University celebrated historic growth, launched exciting new initiatives, and received notable accolades and awards. The following summary provides a few notable highlights …

December 15, 2022
The Girl Scouts Visit Regent University and Earn Their College Knowledge Badge

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 15, 2022) – Regent University recently hosted the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast to provide the knowledge necessary to earn the girls an Ambassador College Knowledge Badge. This partnership …

December 15, 2022
Regent University Professors Earn Prestigious National Awards for Their Contributions to Academic Excellence and Advancement

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 15, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce the national recognition of three of its faculty members from the Honors College and the …