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Regent University Earns Six Top Awards from Forbes

Regent University Earns Six Top Awards from Forbes Advisor

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 24, 2024) – Forbes Advisor has declared Regent University among the nation’s top universities for online education.  

Forbes Advisor celebrated Regent University’s commitment to excellence with the following honors:

“We are humbled by this acknowledgement but not surprised by the measurable success of our graduates,” said Dr. William L. Hathaway, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Regent University. “Forbes Advisor referenced Regent’s academics as preparation for future ‘changemakers’ and we agree. Regent aims to provide students with the best academic instruction and spiritual support—both on campus and online. In turn, our students gain experience and graduate equipped to lead in whatever field they choose.”

Forbes Advisor provides its readers with unbiased rankings and informative articles covering higher learning institutions, individual degree programs, bootcamps, and professional credentials to empower their decision-making regarding education and career pursuit.

Forbes Advisor pulled data from reliable resources such as the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System to score colleges, universities, and their programs based on the following categories: Student Outcomes, Affordability, Student Experience, and the Application Process to determine the best in each category.

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About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university, with more than 13,000 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 has been 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 11 years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2023).