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Incoming Freshmen

Live a Life of Significance

You’re about to embark on a life-changing chapter of your life.
Regent University Incoming Freshmen

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.

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“"My online degree allowed me to incorporate my academics with my profession making my graduate experience at Regent incredibly relevant."”

Gabrielle Jackson, M.A., 2012 The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

“The program offered a great financing opportunity for teachers, and it also had that caliber of education I was looking for but at a reasonable price. Plus, it’s local, yet also accessible from a distance.”

Kristin Garmin, M.Ed. , 2016 Reading Specialist (with endorsement)

“When I came to Regent, life had kind of clipped my wings. In hindsight, I see that Regent wasn’t so much a restoration project, but rather a new-construction project. ”

Bruce Long, M.A. in Cinema/ TV Acting & Directing, 2001 Executive Director, CITA Producer, The Repertoire Fund

“If you are considering a career in teaching,
 consider preparing at Regent University.”

Doreatha White, M.Ed., 1997 Principal, J.J. Roberts Elementary School

“My time at RSG was a rewarding experience! I was enlightened about the various ideas that influence the political, economic, and social agendas of the world. In addition, I built relationships with faculty, staff, and students and benefited from several RSG-sponsored opportunities.”

Takeshia Stokes, M.A., 2010
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What’s New

January 14, 2021
Regent University Unveils Two New Music Degrees

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 14, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce that it will launch two new state-of-the-art music degree programs on its Virginia Beach campus in Fall 2021: a Bachelor of Music and a …

January 14, 2021
Regent University to Give $4,000 Scholarship to All Homeschooled Students

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 14, 2021) – Regent University is offering a $4,000 Homeschool Scholarship to all new on-campus, undergraduate students who graduate from a homeschool program …

January 12, 2021
Regent University Offers $4,000 Private School Scholarship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 12, 2021) – To provide financial assistance amidst the COVID-19 environment, Regent University is offering a $4,000 scholarship to all new on-campus undergraduate students who …

January 1, 2021
Regent Law Alumna Judge April Wood Sworn In as North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 1, 2021) – Regent University School of Law Dean Mark Martin, who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina from 2014-2019, presided …

December 31, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - January 2021

In this issue: Featured News of the Month Michele Bachmann will begin as RSG’s new Dean in January! Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media Recent Events Papal Encyclical Social Media Student …

December 28, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - November 2020

In this issue: 100th Anniversary of Broadcasting Dean’s Corner: A Threat to Christian Universities that Would Backfire More from RSG Social Media RSG Launches Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn National …

December 28, 2020
Robertson School of Government Newsletter - October 2020

In this issue: Northeast Syria: A Rare Bloom of Religious Freedom in the Middle East by Kelsey Bohlender Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media RSG Launches Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn Running for …

December 22, 2020
Regent University Names Michele Bachmann as Dean of the Robertson School of Government

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 22, 2020) – Regent University and its Board of Trustees have named U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann as the new dean of the Robertson School of …

December 21, 2020
Regent University Redesigns Regent.edu Website

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 21, 2020) – Regent University is pleased to announce that its flagship website – www.regent.edu – has been updated with a new design.  “I would like to extend my …

December 10, 2020
#RegentPrays: Regent University School of Divinity Launches 24-Hour Prayer Chain

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 10, 2020) – The Regent University School of Divinity has deployed a new 24-hour prayer group to accept prayer requests around the clock and to pray for the …

December 10, 2020
Regent’s School of Business & Leadership Announces a New Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam and Dissertation Process

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 10, 2020) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership (SBL) is pleased to announce that, beginning Fall 2022 …

December 8, 2020
The Princeton Review Ranks Regent University Among Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs

The Princeton Review, known for its prestigious college rankings, announced that Regent University ranks among the Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs for 2021 …

November 19, 2020
Regent University Ranked #1 Best College in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (November 19, 2020) – Regent University has been named the #1 best college in Virginia in 2020 by Best Value Schools​. Regent was awarded the top ranking among 24 colleges in Virginia in the …

October 23, 2020
Regent University’s Master of Science in Nursing Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Regent University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education …

October 19, 2020
How to Save American Higher Education

Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, executive vice president for academic affairs at Regent University, explores how American higher education has become instrumental in producing the intolerant undemocratic citizen. (Editorial originally …