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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 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.

  • 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%.
  • 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.
  • 28th in the Nation, Judicial Clerkships, 2021. 18% of the class of 2021 secured judicial clerkships.
  • 11th in the Nation, Moot Court (Houston Law Center 2022).
  • 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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in the Nation for Judicial Clerkships Class of 2021
#14
In the Nation & #1 in Virginia, Judicial Clerkships (24.6%) 2020
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For Trial Advocacy (Top 18 in the Nation) PreLaw Magazine, Winter 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 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

“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 was incredibly blessed to learn from committed men and women who were so knowledgeable about their field. They were also just as passionate and committed to their faith and investing in their students.”

Rebekah Woods, Doctor of Organizational Leadership, J.D., 2004, 1994

“I spent a summer as a Regent Center for Global Justice intern, working on immigration issues, and contributing to a win for three asylum cases. This confirmed a distinct calling on my life to seek justice and advocate for the oppressed.”

Emily Arthur, J.D., 2015
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September 27, 2022
Regent University’s Online Healthcare Programs Recognized Among the Top in the Nation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 27, 2022) – EduMed has named Regent University one of the nation’s top institutions for its premier healthcare programs online heading into 2023.   “We are …

September 26, 2022
How to Change the World

Political and cultural tensions. Economic crises. Growing rates of depression and anxiety. In a world with so many problems, it seems easy to leave the heavy lifting to the leaders. But who are the leaders? What is leadership? Read on if you are curious about how to change …

September 23, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Encourages Students to Fight Fearlessly for Truth and Justice During the School of Law Chancellor’s Forum

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 23, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson led an invaluable teaching moment for …

September 16, 2022
Regent University Named a 2022 “Best for Vets” College by the Military Times for the Fifth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 16, 2022) – Military Times ranked Regent University among the top institutions in the country in its 2022 Best for Vets: College rankings—with Regent landing in …

September 14, 2022
Ken Starr Served Faithfully on Regent University Board of Trustees and Faculty

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 14, 2022) – Regent University mourns the loss of the Honorable Kenneth W. Starr, 39th Solicitor General of the United States. Starr served on the Regent University Board of Trustees and …

September 12, 2022
Regent University Named a “Great College to Work For®” for the Fourteenth Time

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 12, 2022) – Regent University has been named a 2022 “Great College to Work For®” by The Chronicle of Higher Education —a leading trade publication for academics. For the …

September 12, 2022
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent a Top National University for Fourth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 12, 2022) – Regent University has once again been named a “Top Tier” institution by U.S. News and World Report on its 2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings. U.S. News assessed an …

September 5, 2022
Benefits of a Liberal Arts Degree

Students who pursue a liberal arts education can change the world. Some liberal arts majors go on to become CEOs of companies like Netflix and Chipotle. Others can become impactful politicians, artists, teachers, and social activists. In fact, students who study …

September 1, 2022
The Basics of a Business Analytics Degree

In the 1960s, no one could have predicted the rapid evolution of data usage. As computers became more advanced, so did the collection of data. Organizations can collect data at high speeds and from nearly any smart device. The growing usage of smart …

August 29, 2022
40 Days of Prayer & Fasting at Regent University

Since 1978, Regent University has upheld a legacy of Christian leadership and service. In 40 years, Regent has trained more than 31,000 students from 100 different countries to become world-changing leaders. Outstanding leadership starts with a …

August 25, 2022
Incoming Freshman Class Has the Highest Average GPA in Regent University History

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 25, 2022) – This month, Regent University welcomed 434 freshmen and transfer students to campus in Virginia Beach. These students have an average GPA of 3.67 – the highest average GPA on …

August 24, 2022
5 Myths About Choosing a Major

Choosing a major is a choice every student planning to attend college makes. Maybe the choice came easily for you. You’ve always known that you want to be a lawyer, teacher, or animator. Perhaps choosing a major is like speed dating—many programs catch your eye …

August 23, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Welcomes the Freshman Class at the College of Arts & Sciences’ Chancellor’s Forum

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 23, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson held the latest Chancellor’s Forum on August 16 before a crowd of …

August 22, 2022
How to Make Friends in College

Going to college is a new beginning. It can be so exciting! You can have a fresh start with new places, people, and experiences. For some, the idea of making new friends can be overwhelming. If you’re wondering how to make friends in college, read on for helpful …

August 15, 2022
Regent University Names Dede Robertson Student Center and Announces Expansion Plans

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 15, 2022) – The Regent University Board of Trustees has voted to officially change the name of the Student Center to the Dede Robertson Student Center, in honor of the late wife of …