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Equipping Students to be Practice Ready & Purpose Driven

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Regent Law Announces Record-Breaking Employment Rate

Plus Highest Clerkship Rate in Virginia for 2019 Graduating Class. Learn About Clerkship Rates
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Regent Law School Alumna Joins McGuireWoods in D.C.

Former U.S. Department of Education Deputy General Counsel Farnaz Thompson Joins McGuireWoods’ Labor & Employment Department as a Partner. Read About Her
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"A" Rated for Trial Advocacy (Top 18 in the Nation)

"A" Rated for Trial Advocacy by preLaw Magazine, 2021. Be Equipped for Excellence. Learn About Regent Law
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The Regent Law Advantage

Whether you are interested in a JD to practice law, an online M.A. in Law for legal training to expand your professional expertise, or an LL.M. to enhance your knowledge and credentials, Regent University School of Law will equip you to excel.

  • 96% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2020).
  • Class of 2020: 100% first-time passage rate on the Uniform Bar Exam. 100% first-time bar passage rate in 14 states. 100% first-time passage rate for Honors. Ranked 55th in the nation for first-time bar passage, at 90.62%.
  • 20th in the Nation, Ultimate Bar Passage (97%), 2019. Highest overall bar passage rate among all eight Virginia law schools in both July 2017 and February 2018.
  • 14th in the Nation and #1 in Virginia, Judicial Clerkships (25%), 2020. 22% of the class of 2020 secured judicial clerkships, ranking Regent Law 22nd in the nation, 2021. Ranked 39th in the Nation for Federal Clerkships, 2021.
  • 17th in the Nation, Moot Court (Houston Law Center 2020).
  • Rated Top 5 in Nation: Teaching Quality (Interesting Professors) and Top 7 in Nation: Professor Accessibility, Princeton Review (Best Law Schools).
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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$84Thousand
Approximate Median Annual Wage of Microbiologists U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020
CACREP Accredited
$24Million
Nearly 24 Million in Institutional Scholarships and Aid For 2019-20
First Online Doctor Of Strategic Leadership (2001)
Fully Online MSN Program
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Equipping students to be purpose driven & practice ready.

Our alumni practice law in 49 states, D.C., and over 20 nations, serving as distinguished lawyers, judges, professors, government leaders, and public interest advocates.

From winning religious freedom cases at the United States Supreme Court, to representing businesses in China, to rescuing victims of human trafficking in Nepal, Regent Law alumni impact the world.

If you want a law school program that provides a rigorous and Christ-centered education, practical skills training, and faculty mentorship to assist you in fulfilling God’s calling and making a difference, we invite you to become a part of the Regent University School of Law

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Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Courts
  • Various Federal Administrative Courts
  • State Supreme Courts: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington
  • State Courts of Appeals
  • State District Courts
  • State Circuit Courts
  • Family Courts
  • Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts
  • Balch & Bingham LLP (AL)
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (KY)
  • Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols (CA)
  • Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC (TN)
  • Clark & Ward, PLLC (KY)
  • Cooper Levenson, PA (NJ)
  • Cooper & Scully, PC (TX)
  • Covington & Burling LLP (DC)
  • Fowler Rodriguez & Chalos LLP (FL)
  • Holton Yates, PC (VA)
  • Glasser & Glasser, PLC (VA)
  • Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman (IN)
  • Hancock, Daniel, Johnson & Nagle (VA)
  • Hirschler Fleischer (VA)
  • Hunton & Williams (VA)
  • Ice Miller (IN)
  • Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, PC (VA)
  • Jones Day (CA)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (NC)
  • Kaufman & Canoles (VA)
  • Keating Muething & Klekamp (OH)
  • Kemp Smith, LLP (TX)
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (DC)
  • Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook (MI)
  • Krieg DeVault LLP (IN)
  • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (DC)
  • Midkiff, Muncie & Ross, PC (VA)
  • Morgan Lewis (DC)
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (SC)
  • Oliff & Berridge PLC (VA)
  • Otto, Lorence & Wierderstein, PLLC (IA)
  • Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, LC (VA)
  • Patton Boggs, LLP (DC)
  • Pender & Coward (VA)
  • Polsinelli Shughart, PC (AZ)
  • Poole & Mahoney PC (VA)
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren (WI)
  • Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (MD)
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon (MO)
  • Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC (PA)
  • Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC (WV)
  • Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP (KS)
  • TaylorWalker, PC (VA)
  • Vandeventer Black, LLP (VA)
  • Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, SC (WI)
  • Willcox Savage (VA)
  • Williams Mullen (VA)
  • Winstead Sechrest & Minick, PC (TX)
  • Wolcott Rivers Gates (VA)
  • York Williams, LLP (NC)
  • Kotzebue, AK, Second District Superior Court 7th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Kenensville, NC, District Court
  • Lexington, NC, District Court
  • Sampson County, NC, District Court
  • Mansfield, OH, County Domestic Relations Court
  • Pendleton, OR, Circuit Court
  • Del Rio, TX, County Court
  • Waxahachie, TX, County Court
  • Lovingston, VA, General District Court
  • Lynchburg, VA, Circuit Court
  • Newport News, VA, General District Court
  • Newport News, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Norfolk, VA, Circuit Court
  • Norfolk, VA, General District Court
  • Portsmouth, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, General District Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Alliance Defending Freedom
  • American Center for Law and Justice
  • American Family Association
  • Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and Coast Guard JAG Corps
  • Community Defense Counsel
  • Concerned Women for America
  • Family Law Assistance Program
  • Free Congress Foundation Center for Law & Justice
  • Home School Legal Defense Association
  • Jubilee Campaign, USA
  • Judicial Watch, Inc.
  • Just Law International PC
  • National Legal Foundation
  • Oklahomans for Children & Family
  • Samaritan House
  • Southern Alleghenies Legal Aid
  • Tidewater Legal Aid
  • University of Virginia Associate General Counsel
  • Harvard (Lecturer)
  • Handong
  • Regent
  • Trinity
  • William & Mary
  • Liberty
  • Banaras Hindu
  • Texas A&M
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Success Stories

“Regent gave me the skills I needed and prepared me for the work I’m doing now.”

Stryker Watts, B.S. in Business - Marketing, 2013 Senior Manager, Deposit & Regional Marketing, First Republic Bank

“As part of its overt and clear commitment to raise up Christian leaders to change the world, Regent provides an environment that encourages its students to abide in Christ; but it will also take your active commitment to abide in Christ for your legal calling to truly be fulfilled in your life.”

Bobby Maddox, J.D., 2001

“The program at Regent is incredibly rigorous — but it's just a wonderful environment to learn and grow, and it's been invaluable in my life.”

Katherine Nace, J.D., 2015

“At Regent, we were encouraged to tie our studies into who we are as Christians and to incorporate that extra layer. We learned to do all things with excellence — and that should never be compromised.”

Debbie Holloway, B.A. in English, 2012 English

“Thank you Regent University for making the most out of this special day for the Class of 2020.”

Richard Sarmiento, M.Div., 2020 Recruiting Specialist, Accenture Federal Services
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September 22, 2021
Regent Psychology & Counseling Professor Jennifer Ripley Honored for Work in Christian Marriage Counseling

By Christian VaughanVIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 24, 2021) - Dr. Jennifer Ripley, School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC) professor at Regent University, has been selected as the 2021 …

September 20, 2021
Regent University Alumna Recognized as STEM Academy Teacher of the Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 20, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce that alumna Jessica A. Williams was named the 2021 Teacher of the Year for Southside STEM Academy at Campostella, a Title I school in …

September 17, 2021
Regent University Receives “2021 Great College to Work For” Ranking

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 17, 2021) – Regent University has been ranked as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. This is the 13th time …

September 14, 2021
Regent Law Professor Natt Gantt to Serve as Executive Director of Academic Center and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 14, 2021) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce that Professor L.O. Natt Gantt II, J.D., has been named Executive Director …

September 13, 2021
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent a Top National University for 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 13, 2021) – Today, in rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, Regent University was named a Tier 1 Best National University for 2022. A total of 1,466 U.S. bachelor’s …

September 3, 2021
Local Single Mom Awarded Full-Tuition Regent Scholarship in Partnership with Care Net

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 3, 2021) - Tiffany Cusick received a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to Regent University during an emotional awards ceremony at the Care Net National Conference in San Antonio …

September 2, 2021
Regent University Ranked #1 Best Online Christian College in America

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (September 2, 2021) – Regent University has been named the #1 Best Online Christian College in America, according to a new report by BibleCollegeOnline.com. The report measured academics, affordability, and …

August 19, 2021
Regent Law Welcomes New Faculty Member Coke Stewart, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 19, 2021) – This week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that Coke Stewart …

August 18, 2021
Rising World Changers

Meet Nine Accomplished Graduates from the Class of 2021 who are Ready to Change the World Sheila Atieno (College of Arts & Sciences ’21)B.S. in Biophysical Sciences Sheila is living proof that miracles exist. In middle school, a train wreck left …

August 16, 2021
Regent University to Host Virtual Event to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 16, 2021) – September 11, 2001, was a day that changed America. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government will host a virtual event …

August 10, 2021
Regent Law Dean Mark Martin Speaks on Access to Justice and Digital Courts

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 10, 2021) – Regent University School of Law Dean Mark Martin, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, recently served as a Thomson Reuters expert panelist, addressing the …

August 9, 2021
Regent University Offers Cyber Practitioner Boot Camp – 100% Online

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 9, 2021) – Regent University has developed the Cyber Practitioner Boot Camp to help address the global workforce shortage within cybersecurity. This program is designed for participants of all …

July 28, 2021
Robertson Center Files U.S. Supreme Court Brief Advocating for the Unborn

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 28, 2021) – Today, the Robertson Center for Constitutional Law and the Christian Legal Society filed an amicus brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization . This is the fourth brief — …

July 22, 2021
Regent University Named #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 22, 2021) – Regent University has been ranked the #1 Safest College in Virginia. Regent’s outstanding safeguards were recognized in a new report by YourLocalSecurity, an ADT authorized provider and partner of …

July 19, 2021
Regent University Law School Named NDAA Regional Advocacy Training Center

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 19, 2021) – Regent University School of Law is pleased to announce its designation as a Regional Advocacy Training Center for the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA). Prosecutors …