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#1 Best Value College in Virginia for 2021: Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 7, 2021) – Best Value Schools has ranked Regent University #1 Best College in Virginia for 2021. Their research measured all colleges and universities in Virginia based on key factors of cost of attendance, number of online programs, graduation rate, and student-to-faculty ratio.

“We continually work hard to yield high-quality academics at the greatest value for our students and we are thrilled to be recognized as the best in Virginia for doing just that,” said Dr. William Hathaway, executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Regent University. “We want our current and future students to know that, just as they are investing in their education, we are investing in world-renowned faculty, comprehensive resources, and state-of-the-art tools to help them meet their academic goals.”

Best Value Schools scored each Virginia school on the main attributes previously mentioned, as well as faculty experience, student feedback, student resources, and job placement. According to, Regent “provides students with exceptional experiences and education and was selected based on its quality, cost and student satisfaction.”

Regent University’s tuition is nearly $20,000 less than the average of all other private U.S. institutions combined (USNWR), offering more than $42,000 in tuition savings compared to other notable Christian universities. To help students prepare for the future, Regent offers the following solutions for college success:

  • Frozen tuition rates. 
  • A world-class education to prepare graduates for today’s competitive job market.
  • Access to success coaches and career advisors, and mentorship opportunities.
  • Award-winning academics and over 150 areas of study. 

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About Regent University 

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University is ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for nine years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2021).