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Regent University

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Established in 1977, the Regent University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Virginia Beach (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Regent University is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Regent University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 47-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this US higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Regent University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Regent University's Control Typeprivate


Regent University's Entity Typenon-profit


Regent University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Regent University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Founded 1977
Motto Christian Leadership to Change the World
Colours Blue and green
Mascot Royals
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach
23464 Virginia
United States
Regent University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Regent University Phone Number +1 (800) 373 5504
Regent University Fax Number +1

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Regent University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Regent University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Regent University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Regent University.

Regent University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Regent University's admission information.

Regent University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Regent University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Regent University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Regent University's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES

Regent University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Regent University equips students all over the world to live a life of significance and make a difference. Currently, Regent's alumni reside in 141 countries, and this semester, the university is represented by students from 90 countries. The academic programs at Regent University integrate biblical principles to empower students for effective leadership and the potential to create positive change in their communities and the world.

For questions about international student admissions, you can:

  • Call: 1.800.846.4198
  • Email: intladmissions [ A T ] regent.edu

For more information on international student admissions, please visit: https://www.regent.edu/admissions-aid/international-student-admissions/

Regent University's Admission Office Admission Office

1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach 23464
(757) 352 4127
(800) 373 5504

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Regent University.

Regent University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Regent University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Regent University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Regent University's Control Type Control Type

Regent University is a private higher education institution.

Regent University's Entity Type Entity Type

Regent University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Regent University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Regent University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Regent University is Christian-Evangelical Religious Affiliation

Regent University has a Christian-Evangelical affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Regent University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Professional-dominant

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Regent University's main facilities:

Regent University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Regent University's Library

Regent University's library has 1 branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 303,391 physical volumes, 58,916 physical media, 45,092 digital/electronic media and 459 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 31 full-time employees, including 8 librarians. Regent University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Regent University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Regent University provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,005 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Regent University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Regent University offers a variety of sport activities and facilities for its students and faculty, including:

  • Indoor track
  • Outdoor track
  • Cross country
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

For more information about their athletics department, you can visit their website at https://www.regent.edu/athletics/

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Regent University's main services:

Regent University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Regent University offers a range of financial aid opportunities to its students, making it an affordable option for high-quality Christian education. The university's financial aid team is dedicated to assisting students in designing the best aid package for their needs, which may include federal, state, private, and school-funded scholarships. They aim to help students achieve their college education dreams by providing guidance on navigating student financial aid.

Key points about Regent University financial aids:

  • Over $22 million in institutional scholarships & aid for 2021-2022
  • 81% of Regent students received aid in 2021-2022
  • Annual tuition nearly $25,000 less than that of other private institutions, U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022
  • Ranked among the top 30 most affordable Christian universities by Online Christian Colleges, 2021
  • Military friendly Yellow Ribbon Program

For more details, visit https://www.regent.edu/tuition-aid/financial-aid/

Regent University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Regent University offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Study abroad programs available in Britain, Ireland, Oxford - England, Jerusalem - Israel, Italy.
  • Regent University aims to equip students with a global perspective to become effective change-makers.
  • Participating in study abroad programs allows students to apply their studies in different cultural and global contexts.
  • These programs offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences for students to explore.
  • More information is available at regent.edu/study-abroad.

Regent University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Regent University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Regent University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Regent University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Regent University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Regent University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Association of Theological Schools, Commission on Accrediting
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Regent University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Regent University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Regent University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Regent University's Facebook page Regent University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Regent University's X (formerly Twitter) page Regent University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Regent University's YouTube channel Regent University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Regent University's Instagram page Regent University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Regent University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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