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Regent University Named #5 Best Military Friendly® School for 2023-24

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 13, 2023) – Regent University was ranked #5 by Military Friendly® Schools for the academic year 2023-24, up one spot from last year’s ranking. Regent’s #5 ranking in the “private offering doctorate” category secured a Top 10: The Best of the Best distinction.

“We are extremely honored to receive this prestigious recognition as one of the nation’s top schools for active-duty service members and veterans,” said John Cordero, Associate Director of Military Affairs at Regent University. “Through our dedicated Military Resource Center, we’re committed to serving military students with the same integrity they demonstrate as defenders of our great nation.”

He added, “The proficiencies and strong leadership perspectives that our military students bring to the classroom enrich our educational culture and provide tremendous value to the Regent experience.”

Military Friendly® School Badge 2023-24

Military Friendly® is an organization that is committed to creating better outcomes for military affiliated students by providing positive reinforcement for American organizations that invest in programs that improve their lives. Each award category was determined by the assessment of both public data about the university and proprietary data gathered through Military Friendly® Schools surveys. Over 1,800 schools participated in this year’s survey. Awards were earned for providing leading practices, outcomes, and effective programs for military-affiliated students.  A complete list of the 2023-24 Military Friendly® Schools will be published in G.I. Jobs magazine’s May issue.

For more information on the programs and services available to active-duty service members and veterans at Regent University, please visit the Military Resource Center.

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).