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Regent University, Virginia Beach, was named a Top Ten Military Friendly® School by Military Friendly.

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

Regent University Top Ten Military Friendly

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 24, 2021) – Regent University was recently named a Top Ten Military Friendly® School by for 2021-22. Regent ranks third in the nation among private academic institutions that offer doctoral programs.

“Receiving the Top Ten Military Friendly School designation is an incredible honor and it showcases Regent’s commitment to serving the military community with utmost excellence,” said Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Regent University. “Through our dedicated Military Resource Center, we provide exceptional support and resources to those who have served our country.”

Through surveys from nearly 2,000 organizations, measures the commitment, effort and success of each college in creating sustainable and meaningful academic opportunities for the military community. In the 2020-21 survey, Regent earned the highest marks in financial aid and assistance, military student support and retention, admissions and orientation, and academic policies and compliance.

The top degrees chosen by Regent’s military community include business administration and management, communications, computer and information systems, criminal justice, elementary education, healthcare and nursing, law, and psychology. ranks traditional four-year colleges and universities, both public and private; community colleges; online degree programs; graduate schools; and specialized vocational/trade schools. The data used to determine Military Friendly® designations and awards are sourced from public data, proprietary survey data and personal data from surveys of veterans.

Whether active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veteran, military spouse or dependent, students can enjoy distinct military benefits and tuition discounts at Regent University. Learn more at


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, ranked among top national universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2020), is one of only 23 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum.