Regent University

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world rank  1151

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University Overview

Established in 1978, Regent University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Virginia Beach (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Regent University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1978
Motto Christian Leadership to Change the World
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address 1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach (population range: 250,000-499,999)
23464 Virginia
United States
T +1 (757) 352 4127
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach 23464
+1 (757) 352 4127
(800) 373 5504

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Regent University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation CHEA
  • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia SCHEV
  • Association of Theological Schools ATS
  • The American Bar Association ABA
  • The Commission on Accreditation CoA of the American Psychological Association APA
  • The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure


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