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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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New Online Bachelor's in Law Program

Fully online B.A. in Law Degree Program. 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 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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Regent Law “A” Rated For Trial Advocacy & Litigation Prelaw Magazine, Winter 2019
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Mean Annual Wage of a Personal Financial Advisor in the United States U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022
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First-Time Bar Passage Rate in 14 States Class of 2020
95%
Of Regent Law Graduates Were Employed Within 10 Months of Graduation NALP, 2021
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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'm honored to be where I am right now. The Museum of the Bible and Regent are a big part of that.”

Joshua Charles, J.D., 2017 Bestselling Author, Historian, Researcher, & Speaker

“Most of my practice is devoted to cybersecurity or litigation related to information and privacy law. My goal is to carry forward the standard of excellence I learned at Regent. This will help me continue to influence and advance cybersecurity law to solve problems that we haven’t even thought about yet.”

Shawn Tuma, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1999 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Partner, Spencer Fane LLP Dallas, Texas

“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

“Regent definitely prepared me every step of the way, from a summer internship and moot court competitions to working with Singer Legal Group and securing a clerkship. I wouldn’t have had those same opportunities anywhere else.”

Kevin Hoffman, J.D., 2014

“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
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What’s New

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 …

February 7, 2024
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent #1 Online Bachelor’s in Virginia – for 12th Consecutive Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 7, 2024) – Today, U.S. News & World Report announced that Regent University is ranked the #1 best online bachelor’s program in Virginia—for the 12th year in …

February 6, 2024
Regent University Announces Attorney General Jason Miyares as 2024 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 6, 2024) – Jason S. Miyares, the 49th Attorney General of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at Regent University’s 44th Commencement Ceremony on May 4, 2024. “We are …

January 31, 2024
Regent University Honors College Unveils New State-of-the-Art Facility

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 31, 2024) – Today, Regent University made history with the grand opening of its new cutting-edge Honors College facility that integrates impressive technology with a dynamic use of space. Regent’s …

January 30, 2024
Regent University to Expand Athletic Program with Men’s Volleyball

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 30, 2024) – Regent University has announced the addition of men’s volleyball as a varsity sport, beginning in the 2024–25 season. As a member of the NCCAA, Regent University will be the fifth member …

January 25, 2024
OMD Ranks Regent University #1 in the Nation for Five Online Master’s Degree Programs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 25, 2024) – OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD) has awarded Regent University five No. 1 rankings, positioning the university in the top 10% of U.S. colleges for online and hybrid …

January 24, 2024
Regent University Earns Six Top Awards from Forbes Advisor

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 24, 2024) – Forbes Advisor has declared Regent University among the nation’s top universities for online education.   Forbes Advisor celebrated Regent University’s commitment to excellence with the …

January 22, 2024
Regent Law Graduate Program Earns Distinguished AFCPE Designation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 22, 2024) – Regent University School of Law's Master of Arts in Financial Planning and Law (MAFPL) is now an AFCPE Registered Education Program – a distinction attained by only 15 graduate programs in …

January 10, 2024
Regent University’s Cybersecurity Programs Hailed Among the Nation’s Best 

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 10, 2024) – Cybersecurity Guide’s 2024 rankings list Regent University among the best of the best in cybersecurity education. “This recognition confirms that Regent University is …

December 27, 2023
Regent University Celebrates the 2023 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 27, 2023) – In 2023, Regent University received numerous accolades and awards, launched landmark initiatives, and experienced a historic leadership transition. Here are just a few highlights from the 2023 year in …

December 7, 2023
Regent University Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 7, 2023) – The National Security Agency (NSA) has officially designated Regent University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through the 2028 …

December 5, 2023
Regent Law Hosts Virginia Court of Appeals

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 5, 2023) — A three-judge panel composed of Hon. Clifford L. Athey, Hon. Glen A. Huff, and Hon. Robert J. Humphreys heard live oral arguments in Regent Law’s courtroom on Tuesday, November 28. After the arguments, five judges …

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 …