Regent University Overview
Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Regent University is a private not-for-profit institution. Virginia Beach is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Regent University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Regent.
- In 2017-2018, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
Regent University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Regent has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#16||Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#66||Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#145||Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Regent.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Regent has earned from around the web.
|#3||Best Value Colleges for Human Resource Management||College Factual|
|#17||Best Value Colleges for Communication & Media Studies||College Factual|
|#33||Best Value Colleges for Psychology||College Factual|
|#45||Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism||College Factual|
|#56||Best Psychology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#71||Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing||College Factual|
Where Is Regent University?
Contact details for Regent are given below.
|Address:||1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464|
How Do I Get Into Regent?
You can apply to Regent online at: https://www.regent.edu/apply-now/
Admission Requirements for Regent
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Regent?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.
Average Test Scores
About 42% of students accepted to Regent submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 430 and 580.
Can I Afford Regent University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Regent, approximately 93% of students took out student loans averaging $6,423 a year. That adds up to $25,692 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Regent is 5.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Regent University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 5,536 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,355 full-time undergraduates at Regent, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Regent University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||497|
|Hispanic or Latino||193|
Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Regent University. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 37 countries are represented at Regent. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Nigeria, and Singapore.
Online Learning at Regent University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Regent has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Regent
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Regent University was 22.3%. This is the #58 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Regent regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Regent majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Regent ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Regent.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Regent University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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