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Regent University Named a 2023 “Best for Vets” College by the Military Times for the Sixth Year

Regent University Named a 2023 “Best for Vets” College by the Military Times for the Sixth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 8, 2023) – Military Times has ranked Regent University in the 11th spot on its 2023 “Best for Vets” list for online education, recognizing colleges and universities that best serve military and veteran students. This is the sixth year Regent has been recognized.

This annual list is the largest and most comprehensive ranking of schools across the country that provide a unique level of support and resources to military service members and veterans.

“Being awarded national distinctions, yet again, by the Military Times strongly validates Regent’s continued effort to provide veterans and military-connected students the best education possible,” said John Cordero, Associate Director of Military Affairs at Regent University. “We count it an honor to serve those who serve and recognize that the level of leadership our military-connected students embody, bolsters the experience of the entire Regent community.”

Here’s a look at this year’s distinctions that positioned Regent University nationally as a top military-friendly school:

  • 11th in “Primarily Online Education”
  • 17th in “Appalachia”
  • 122nd in “4 Or More Years”
  • 133rd in “General Education”
  • 140th “Overall”

Whether active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veteran, spouse, or dependent, students can enjoy distinct military benefits at Regent, including:

  • Generous tuition discounts: $250 per credit for undergraduate degrees and a 25% discount for graduate degrees
  • Book vouchers
  • Dedicated Military Resource Center
  • Assistance from Yellow Ribbon Program and Post-9/11 GI Bill® for eligible students

For more information about the programs and services available to veterans and active-duty service members, please visit Regent University’s 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).