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USNWR Ranks Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA Among Best Online in 2021

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent University Among Best Online Programs in 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 26, 2021) – Regent University has earned top accolades for its online programs, according to the 2021 Best Online Programs rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. For the ninth year in a row, Regent is ranked the #1 best online bachelor’s program in Virginia.

“Our vision is to be the greatest university in the world and provide the highest quality education to our students,” said Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor and CEO of Regent University. “Receiving these excellent rankings from U.S. News & World Report is a testament to the life-changing, transformative education that our students find at Regent.”

Regent University received the following awards in the 2021 Best Online Programs report: 

2021 Virginia U.S. News & World Report Online Program Rankings

  • #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia (9 years in a row: 2013-2021)
  • #4 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia (Top 5 ranking for 9 years in a row: 2013-2021)
  • #4 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA) in Virginia 
  • #7 Best Online MBA Programs in Virginia 

2021 Southeast U.S. News & World Report Online Program Rankings

  • #17 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the Southeast 
  • #37 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in the Southeast 
  • #27 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA) in the Southeast 
  • #58 Best Online MBA Programs in the Southeast 


2021 Overall U.S. News & World Report Online Program Rankings

  • #53 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 
  • #35 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Business 
  • #21 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Psychology 
  • #98 Best Online Graduate Education Programs 
  • #85 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA) 
  • #150 Best Online MBA Programs 

2021 Overall Veteran U.S. News & World Report Online Program Rankings

  • #34 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans 
  • #28 Best Online Graduate Education Programs for Veterans 

“Regent University is the destination of choice for high-quality, world-class academics, both online and on campus,” said Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, executive vice president for Academic Affairs. “What an honor to receive this recognition from U.S. News & World Report. These rankings underscore our sincere dedication to providing excellent education that equips students to change the world.”

The 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings assess the programs of regionally accredited institutions across multiple disciplines. U.S. News & World Report evaluates online programs based on Engagement, Services and Technologies, Faculty Credentials and Training, and Expert Opinion. 

To learn more about Regent University, visit www.regent.edu or call (800) 373-5504.

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ABOUT REGENT UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1978, Regent University has 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 from a Christian perspective in 135+ 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.