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96% 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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New Online Bachelor's in Law Program

Fully online B.A. in Law Degree Program to be Launched in Fall 2022. Regent’s “3+3” Program Allows Qualified B.A. in Law Students to Move into Juris Doctor Studies. Explore the Program
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Top 5 in the Nation for Public Policy

Regent Law School was Recognized as Top 5 in the Nation for Public Policy, Alongside Duke, Georgetown, and Harvard Law Schools, by PreLaw Magazine, 2022. Learn About Regent Law
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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 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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In the Nation & #1 in Virginia, Judicial Clerkships (24.6%) 2020
88%
First-Time Bar Passage Rate, 2021 For July and September 2020 Exams
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#22
in the Nation for Judicial Clerkships Class of 2021
100%
First-Time Bar Passage Rate in 14 States 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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Success Stories

“I use the knowledge I gained at Regent every single day.”

Ann Buwalda, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1990 2020 Alumnus of the Year; Managing Attorney & Founder of Just Law International PC

“To interact with our professor has always been a great experience and I’ve really enjoyed all the time they have invested in me and other students.”

Noah DiPasquale, J.D., 2017

“I would put Regent up against the finest law schools. Regent provided me with a top-notch legal education. Quality academic instruction is required of any law school, but Regent went a step further by providing faculty and staff who genuinely cared for and supported the students.”

Teresa Hammons, J.D., 1988

“Regent Law gave me a high-quality education delivered by passionate professors who brilliantly integrated biblical principles into rigorous curriculum. The collegiality of professors and peers also stands out. I can't imagine you get that blend at any other ABA-approved school.”

Bradley Knox, J.D., 1994 Life & Health Insurance Vice President & Counsel, Federal Relations, Aflac, Inc., Washington, D.C.

“I make it my personal mission to show the legal world that Regent offers a top-notch legal education and produces lawyers who are highly skilled in their profession and have integrity in their conduct. My goal is to inspire every attorney, judge and client I meet to seek out Regent alumni when they are looking to hire a lawyer.”

Andrew Kartchner, J.D., 2013
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What’s New

May 16, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Bill Federer

On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean and former …

May 10, 2022
Regent University SOAR Orientation Team Answers Rising First-Year College Students’ FAQs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 10, 2022) – Regent University is preparing for SOAR: Summer Orientation, Advising & Registration, an exciting two-day on-campus event geared toward rising first-year college …

May 9, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Dr. Ed Hindson

On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean and former …

May 7, 2022
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 42nd Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 7, 2022) – On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Regent University conferred 2,559 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 42nd commencement ceremony—making the class of 2022 the largest …

May 5, 2022
Regent University Places Third at Enactus United States National Exposition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 5, 2022) – Regent University’s Enactus team, World Cup Qualifier semifinalists, placed third in its track for their Healthy League project at the 2022 Enactus U.S. National Exposition held in …

May 2, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Hohmann and Rectenwald Answer Questions

On March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean …

April 28, 2022
Regent University Earns ACBSP Reaffirmation of Accreditation and Doubles the Number of ACBSP-Accredited Programs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 28, 2022) – Regent University recently received a 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs …

April 27, 2022
Regent University Appoints Dr. Simon Tarr as Dean of the Honors College

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 27, 2022) – The Regent University Board of Trustees has named Dr. Simon Tarr as the new dean of the Honors College, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. M. G. “Pat” Robertson, Founder, Chancellor …

April 25, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Sen. Rand Paul

On March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean and former Congresswoman …

April 20, 2022
Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and Chairman of Museum of the Bible, Speaks at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 20, 2022) – Today, the president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board for Museum of the Bible, Steve Green, gave an encouraging address to Regent students …

April 19, 2022
Regent University Mourns the Loss of Adelia “Dede” Robertson

Adelia “Dede” Robertson 1927-2022 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 19, 2022) – Mrs. Adelia “Dede” Robertson, beloved wife of M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder of The Christian Broadcasting Network and Regent University, died …

April 18, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Leo Hohmann and Dr. Michael Rectenwald

On March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean and …

April 14, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Hosts Chancellor’s Forum for the Robertson School of Government

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 14, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor and CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson hosted an exclusive Chancellor’s Forum for the Robertson School of Government on April …

April 12, 2022
Top 5 Reasons to Attend Regent University

We are excited that Regent University is on your radar. Choosing a college is a major life decision, and you are wise to consider many factors as you narrow your options and commit to a school. What’s a great way to start? Compare the …

April 11, 2022
The Rise of Global Government: Jim and Joe Hoft

On March 29, 2022, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a remarkably attended virtual conference titled Globalism Rising: Authoritarianism and the Demise of Civil Liberties. Moderated by RSG Dean and former Congresswoman …