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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where is Regent University?

Regent University address: 
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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What is Regent University?

Regent University, founded in 1977, is a nationally ranked private, Christian liberal arts university located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Both on-campus and completely online programs are available. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 150+ areas of study.

Is Regent University a good school? Where does Regent rank?

Regent University is a premier Christian university and one of the fastest growing. The university is listed among top National Universities by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best College review. Regent’s online bachelor’s program is top-rated in Virginia by USNWR.

The university is also in the top two percent of schools nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive undergraduate liberal arts curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and is a top military-friendly university. The school’s online Education and Business programs also rank in the top 5 in Virginia by USNWR.

Is Regent University accredited and respected?

Yes.

Regent University holds numerous accreditations from bodies including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Specialty accreditations include American Bar Association (ABA), Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), American Psychological Association (APA), The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

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How much does Regent University cost?

On average, Regent annual on-campus, undergraduate tuition is $19,000 less than that of other private institutions.

Cost of attendance for graduate programs vary by program and degree level (master’s or doctoral).

Visit Regent University’s tuition and cost charts for program-by-program rates.

Why Regent University?

What if you could earn a better living and lead a life of purpose? Lack of education and credentials can stifle confidence and leave you feeling stuck. But Regent empowers students to change all that. By choosing Regent, you’re choosing a powerful combination of academic excellence, leadership focus and a foundation of faith that you can apply right away to your career and your everyday life.

Choose from 150+ areas of study, including some of the most in-demand fields projected to grow over the next 10 years. Examples: nursing, education, analytics, accounting, computer science, business, engineering, cybersecurity, and more.

Enjoy top-ranked academics guided by faculty who will help you grow in knowledge and faith, together.

Join a powerful network of over 35,000 Regent alumni who are making a positive difference throughout the United States and in 135 other countries. They work in 61% of Fortune top 100 companies including Amazon, Apple, Disney, HP, American Express, and many others. Nearly 1,000 are faculty and administrators in 438 colleges and universities around the world, with 10 of those serving as presidents. 56 have served as judges.

Regent University’s notable alumni include Cheryl McKay, M.A., Screenwriter & Book Author; Mark Batterson, D.Min., New York Times Best-Selling Author and Lead Pastor; Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D., Chief Counsel – American Center for Law & Justice; and Charles Martin, Ph.D., New York Times Best-Selling Author.
With a Regent University education, you’re positioning yourself for greater possibilities, anchored in a greater purpose. Christian Leadership to Change the World.

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“When it comes to higher education, it’s about giving students every opportunity to succeed and making sure they have the tools to walk out God’s calling. I've been given so much opportunity and a fantastic education at Regent; if that doesn't set me up to help someone else, what will? ”

Stephanie Iaquinto, Ph. D., 1996 Communications

“I know I've arrived where I am because of the experience at Regent. Anything that we did in class, the feasibility study, the business plan, it all came back to the ministry aspect that I always had in my heart to help orphans and vulnerable children.”

Nataliya Khom’yak, MBA, 2004 Leader, Orphan's Promise

“Without funding for a law degree, I was ready to give up on my dream. Then, Regent contacted me about their honors program and a full-ride scholarship. I said, 'All right, God; I guess this is your answer. I’m going.'”

Joe Addink, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2019 Associate District Attorney, Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office

“When you’re leading the largest city in the Commonwealth, you realize quickly, you can’t do it by yourself … so I pray. Regent was a vital factor in my spiritual growth and my professional growth.”

Bobby Dyer, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 1998 Mayor, City of Virginia Beach

“Through my Regent MBA, I got to see things at different levels. I had a few employees and a small organization, as compared to some of the case studies we had dealing with multinational corporations. That was exciting to me and a really good learning experience.”

Jason Crowther, MBA, 2015 Dean of Enrollment at Grace College of Divinity