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School of Law 95% of Graduates Employed within 10 Months of Graduation (NALP, 2021) 20th Highest in the Nation. The National Average is 84.4%. Access Employment Statistics
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The Regent Law Advantage

Whether you are interested in a J.D. to practice law, an online M.A. in Law or M.A. in Financial Planning & Law to expand your professional expertise, an LL.M. to enhance your knowledge and credentials, or a B.A. in Law for a career that involves expert legal reasoning, Regent University School of Law will equip you to excel.

  • 95% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2021).
  • 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%.
  • 21st in the Nation, Ultimate Bar Passage (99%), 2023. Third in the state for overall bar passage among all Virginia law schools, July 2022.
  • 28th in the Nation, Judicial Clerkships, 2021. 18% of the class of 2021 secured judicial clerkships.
  • 9th in the Nation, Moot Court Program (preLaw Magazine, 2022-2023).
  • Tied 12th in Nation: Teaching Quality, Princeton Review (Best Law Schools 2022).
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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$137k
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Ranked Among the Best Law Schools The Princeton Review, 2023
100%
First-Time Bar Passage Rate for Honors Class of 2020
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Equipping students to be purpose driven & practice ready.

Our alumni work in all 50 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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“Regent really prepares students to face the legal field’s constant changes. The professors teach you how to research. Even though I never took business law classes that might be helpful now, I’ve been given the tools to find the answers I need.”

Kristen Jurjevich, J.D., 2010

“My parents immigrated here when they were really young. My family a big reason of why I’m interested in immigration law – I know how tough the process is, how complex it can be....(The faculty) build you up to not just be an attorney, but to be the best attorney possible and to represent Christ through all of it. ”

Sarahi Saucedo, J.D., 2021 Scholarship Recipient

“I had always prayed about going to a Christian law school. My experience at Regent exceeded my expectations.”

Lina Sophat, LLM, 2011 American Legal Studies

“As a young women who was raised in a Christian family in the Middle East, I cannot thank you enough for choosing to extend this kind support to me. ”

May-Lee Melki, J.D., 2023 Scholarship Recipient

“Regent has an outstanding record of preparing students for incredible success.”

Timothy J. Downing, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2010 U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma
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April 23, 2024
Dr. William L. Hathaway Named Provost of Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 23, 2024) – On Saturday, the Regent University Board of Trustees voted to appoint Dr. William L. Hathaway as Provost of Regent University. Hathaway immediately assumed the position after relinquishing his post as …

April 23, 2024
Regent University Hires Spencer Beaty as New Men’s Basketball Head Coach

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 23, 2024) – Spencer Beaty has accepted the position as Head Coach of the Regent Royal’s Men’s Basketball Team after serving as assistant coach at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas …

April 22, 2024
OMD Ranks Regent University in the Nation’s Top 5 Best Online Master’s Degree Programs in 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 22, 2024) – OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD) has ranked Regent University among the Best Accredited Online Master’s Degree Programs in 2024, with Regent’s curriculum …

April 17, 2024
Regent Ranks #5 on TechGuide’s Best Online Bachelor’s in Graphic Design Programs for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 17, 2024) – Regent University has secured an impressive #5 ranking in TechGuide’s 2024 list of Best Online Bachelor’s in Graphic Design programs in the country. “We are …

April 9, 2024
Regent Law Achieves Highest U.S. News Ranking in School History

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Apr. 9, 2024) – Regent University School of Law earned its highest ranking in school history in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024-2025 Best Law Schools Ranking. Today’s newly published list ranks Regent as …

March 27, 2024
Regent University Named #2 Best Military Friendly® School for 2024-25

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 27, 2024) – Regent University earned a national top-tier ranking by Military Friendly® Schools for the academic year 2024–25. Regent’s #2 ranking in the “private offering doctorate” category …

March 26, 2024
Regent Ranks #8 on TechGuide’s Best Bachelor’s in Social Media Degree Programs for 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 26, 2024) – Regent University has secured an impressive #8 ranking in TechGuide’s 2024 list of Bachelor’s in Social Media degree programs, placing Regent among the top 11 …

March 21, 2024
Regent Choir Performs at Carnegie Hall

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 21, 2024) – The Regent University Choir made school history in its debut performance at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall. “Receiving an invitation to take the stage at Carnegie Hall puts the Regent Choir in the company of …

March 19, 2024
Switch to a Teaching Career with the Career Switcher Program

Are you Looking to go into a Different Career Path? A career in education is rewarding and empowering as you actively involve students in discovering themselves and the world around them. Educators are crucial in imparting knowledge …

March 12, 2024
Chick-fil-A CEO Surprises Regent University Student with a $25,000 Scholarship

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 12, 2024) – Today, Regent University student Peyton Edwards was awarded the $25,000 True Inspiration™ Scholarship from her employer, Chick-fil-A, making her the restaurant’s 100th …

March 11, 2024
Regent University Accepted into NCAA Exploratory Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 11, 2024) – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has approved Regent University’s application for an exploratory year of membership in Division III. Institutions accepted into this phase …

February 27, 2024
Regent Students Win 2nd Place at National Religious Broadcasters Film Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 27, 2024) – Regent University students claimed the spotlight at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 2024 Convention for their compelling visual storytelling. Lauren Gilmeister …

February 21, 2024
Regent’s Online Master’s in School Counseling Ranked Top 10 Best in the Nation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 21, 2024) – BestCollegeReviews.org has ranked Regent University as a Best Online Master's in School Counseling Program for 2024—surging ahead of hundreds of colleges and …

February 20, 2024
Regent Introduces Three New Bachelor of Music Programs for Fall 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 20, 2024) – Regent University is adding three new degrees to its fall 2024 curriculum: a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Voice, a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice, and a Bachelor of Music in …

February 8, 2024
Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition: Public Voting is Open to Win a Full Scholarship to Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 8, 2024) – Regent University’s Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition has entered the voting period to ultimately award four singers full scholarships to …