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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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“I am proud to say that I finished my degree with a 3.94 GPA while working full time. Hard work pays off!”

Holly Leppert, M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Not-for-Profit Leadership, 2020 Administrative Assistant, Marymount University

“"It will be the principles of servant leadership that I largely learned at Regent that I'll carry with me. These principles defined me as a corporate leader, and I believe they will define my political leadership."”

Scott Rigell, MBA, 1990 Former Representative of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District; U.S. Marine Corps Reserve veteran; former owner of Freedom Automotive

“"I enjoyed how my professors took a personal interest in my success as a student. They were encouragers, listeners, and showed servant leadership."”

Jeff Radford, DSL, 2007

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

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

“My Regent degree enables me to offer different perspectives and approaches to problem-solving, team management and innovation — all through a biblical worldview. Utilizing courses and making them relevant in day-to-day functions has been extremely rewarding.”

Kelli Ragland, MBA, 2015 Director of Marketing, Langley Federal Credit Union
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March 3, 2021
Collegiate Day of Prayer Through the Eyes of a Regent University Student

By Isobel Nardone, Student Writer VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 3, 2021) - On February 25, 2021, Regent University had the honor of hosting Collegiate Day of Prayer, the oldest day of prayer in …

March 1, 2021
What is Leadership Coaching? | The Principles of Leadership Coaching

You’ve noticed that people of all ages come to you for advice and guidance. They tell you how much they like your calm manner and how well you listen. You know just how to challenge them while also …

February 24, 2021
Regent University Ranked as a Top Military Friendly® School for 2021-22

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 24, 2021) – Regent University was recently named a Top Ten Military Friendly® School by MilitaryFriendly.com for 2021-22. Regent ranks third in the nation …

February 19, 2021
Robertson School of Government Newsletter: February 2021

In this Issue Dr. Nolte Speaks on Persian Gulf Security at the Great Decision Series Dean’s Corner More from RSG Social Media Dr. Patterson Book Launch RSG Launches Social Media Faculty Highlight: …

February 19, 2021
Regent Law Moot Reaches Quarterfinals in Moot Court National Championship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 19, 2021) - Regent University School of Law’s moot court team of Abigail Hilburn, Lexi Overcash, and Bethanie Quigley reached the quarterfinal round of the Moot …

February 19, 2021
How Long is Law School, and What is Law School Like?

Deciding to go to law school is a big decision and a significant undertaking. Two of the most common questions people considering law school pose are, “How long is law school?” and “What is law school like?” …

February 12, 2021
How to Become a Teacher: Bachelor's in Education and Teaching-Degree Path

A career in education is rewarding and empowering as you engage students in learning about themselves and the world. Teachers educate children and adolescents about a wide range of subjects …

February 11, 2021
Regent University Will Host Collegiate Day of Prayer on February 25, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 11, 2021) – On February 25, 2021, Regent University will host the national Collegiate Day of Prayer. Thousands of campus ministries, churches and individuals will …

February 11, 2021
Regent University Launches M.A. in International Development Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 11, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce a new online degree program beginning in Fall 2021: the Master of Arts in International Development. Regent is the …

February 10, 2021
Regent University Nursing Students Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccines in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 10, 2021) – In response to a surging demand for healthcare personnel who are trained to administer vaccines, Regent University nursing students are helping …

February 9, 2021
3 Questions to Ask If You’re Considering a Ph.D. in Communication

The decision to get a Ph.D. in Communication is a big one. Chances are, you’ve spent a lot of time and effort to get to the point you’re at right now in both your career and your education. So …

February 8, 2021
What Can I Do with a Psychology Degree?

Investing in your education is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll make. You’ll want to make a rewarding and informed choice!  Holding a B.S. in Psychology degree opens doors to a rich array of jobs …

February 5, 2021
The Best MBA Concentrations for Your Career

Getting an advanced degree can be a real career changer, allowing you to shape and influence the processes and practices within your sector. Also, earning a graduate degree can be financially rewarding. For these two reasons …

February 5, 2021
Regent Students Participate in Competitive Math Research Funded by the National Science Foundation

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February 4, 2021
Regent University School of Divinity Growth Outpaces Industry Average

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 4, 2021) – Regent University School of Divinity has achieved exponential enrollment growth, outpacing seminaries across the United States. Over the past four years …