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Regent University Ranked #1

Ranked among Top National Universities, U.S. News & World Report, 2023.
Earn your degree online at Regent University: An alumnus with his son on graduation day.

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#1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia

Regent University ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2023, for the eleventh year in a row.
A Regent student with her laptop: Our online bachelor's programs have been ranked as number 1 in Virginia.

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Top Ten Military Friendly® School

According to, 2023-24. Our Military Resource Center is dedicated to serving you.
A military student at Regent University: We have consistently been recognized as a military friendly school.

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Annual Tuition Nearly $25,000 Less Than Other Private Institutions

Plus, over $22 million in institutional scholarships and aid for 2020-21.
Regent University, located in Virginia Beach, offers a range of online degree programs.
Graduates of Regent University, a premier Christian University that offers programs online and in Virginia Beach.

Welcome to Regent University – Online Programs

Christian Leadership to Change the World

From its inception, Regent University’s focus has been on transforming the world. The motto of the school, Christian Leadership to Change the World, points to our desire to impact lives across the globe. Regent is accomplishing this vision by consistently delivering excellent graduate and undergraduate programs easily accessible online in order to prepare Christian leaders for lives of significant service. With the university’s stature as an institution of excellence ever increasing, we humbly but expectantly move to an even higher level of academic quality and global influence.

Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia for 11 Years in a Row U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Best Online Christian College in America, 2022
Best Online Graduate Business Programs in Virginia (non-MBA). Ranking in the Top 5 for 9 consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report, 2023
First Online Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, Launched in 1995
#7 Best Online MBA Programs in Virginia U.S. News & World Report, 2022
Best Online Law Degree Programs Intelligent, 2020
Affordable Tuition & Costs Explore Tuition Rates
Accessible Financial Aid Learn About Options
Transfer Friendly Transfer up to 90 Credit Hours Access Details
Convenient 8-week Course Sessions
8 Start Times Per Year
Ranked Among Top National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2019, 2020, 2022 & 2023
Generous transfer policy — transfer up to 90 credit hours Up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree or up to 50% of a graduate degree
Regent News

What’s New

November 27, 2023
Regent University’s 20th Annual Research Roundtables Attracts Entrepreneurs from Across the Globe

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 27, 2023) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership celebrated the 20th anniversary of their Annual Research Roundtables on November 2-3, 2023 …

November 20, 2023
Regent University’s Statement on Antisemitism

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 20, 2023) – Regent University stands unwaveringly against the alarming rise of antisemitism on college campuses today. As expressed by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance:    “Antisemitism is …

November 16, 2023
Regent University Congratulates its Winners of the 2023 NATAS-NCCB Student Production Awards

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 16, 2023) – Three films by recent Regent University graduates won coveted student awards from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter (NCCB) of the National Academy of …

November 14, 2023
Regent University Educator Prep Programs Recognized for National Excellence

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 14, 2023) – The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted full national accreditation at the initial-licensure level and the advanced level to the Regent University …

November 14, 2023
Regent University Women’s Volleyball Team Makes History as 2023 NCCAA South Regional Champions

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 14, 2023) – The Regent University Women’s Volleyball team is now the 2023 NCCAA South Regional Champions—beating out the Carolina University Bruins, 25-22. "This is …

November 13, 2023
Princeton Review Lists Regent University Among the Nation's Top Entrepreneurship Programs for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 13, 2023) – The Princeton Review named Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership to their list of Top 50 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for …

November 8, 2023
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 …

October 26, 2023 Honors Regent University with Top Degree Program Awards for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 26, 2023) – Regent University has earned the top spots in the 2024 Best Colleges listing by—a trusted program rankings and higher education planning resource that …

October 24, 2023
Regent University Honors Chancellor Gordon Robertson at Investiture Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 24, 2023) – On Friday, October 20, the investiture ceremony of Chancellor Gordon Robertson began in Shaw Chapel with a procession of academics, donned in regalia, and the robust tones of a brass …

October 23, 2023
The Countdown is On for the Grand Opening of 77 Coffeehouse at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 23, 2023) – A new coffee shop is coming soon to the Regent University campus called 77 Coffeehouse . Renovations are now underway in the Dede Robertson Student Center to transform Cafe Moka …

October 23, 2023
Regent University Introduces Two New Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs that Qualify for a $5,000 Scholarship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 23, 2023) – Regent is adding two new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs to its Spring 2024 curricula that qualify for the Healthcare Hero …

October 11, 2023
Regent University School of Law Named to preLaw Magazine’s 2023 Top Twenty Best Value Private Law Schools

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 11, 2023) – Regent University School of Law has been recognized in preLaw Magazine’s Best Value Law Schools Fall 2023 issue. National Jurist’s preLaw Magazine …

October 10, 2023
Regent’s Graduate Level Counseling Programs Hailed as the Best in the Nation for 2023

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 10, 2023) – Regent University is leading the pack with three new “best of” rankings from, an online tool that provides aspiring students insight to …

October 5, 2023
‘A Great Leader is First a Great Servant’: Chancellor Gordon Robertson Hosts His Inaugural Chancellor’s Forum with the Honors College

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 5, 2023) – Regent University Chancellor, Gordon Robertson, held his first Chancellor’s Forum on September 26 before an exclusive …

October 2, 2023
Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition: Singers Invited to Compete for Full-Ride Scholarships to Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Oct. 2, 2023) – Regent University invites high-school seniors and first-time freshman students to compete in the Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition. Four …

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