Founded in 1978, Regent University’s 11,000 students study on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, VA, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in 150+ areas of study. Regent was ranked among the top 15 best college campuses in America by Niche, 2021. It has been ranked the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for 10 years in a row and recognized among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report, 2022. Regent aims to equip students to excel in mind and spirit. 

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Divinity
  • Christian Ministry
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Counseling

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

At Regent University, we aim to make your admissions process as easy as possible. Our counselors are ready to speak with you about your next steps based on your academic and career goals. Regent operates on a rolling admissions basis with fall and spring start dates for on-campus freshman applicants. 

Here are five easy steps: 

  1. Apply to Regent University
  2. Complete your admissions questionnaire
  3. Submit your unofficial transcripts
  4. Submit your government-issued ID if applicable
  5. Submit your FAFSA

Transfer

Whether transferring from a community college, other regionally accredited institution, or military career, Regent can help you maximize your transfer credits. With a generous transfer policy – up to 90 credit hours or up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree – 80% of students bring transfer credits to Regent. Up to $2,000 tuition grant for eligible transfer students from the Virginia Community College System. 

Transfer with four easy steps: 

  1. Apply to Regent University
  2. Submit your unofficial transcripts
  3. Complete the admissions questionnaire 
  4. Submit government-issued ID (only for online transfer students)

Additional Information

Regent provides many benefits that make earning your degree achievable and affordable. We have award-winning academics, over 150 areas of study, 8-and 15-week sessions, online and on-campus courses, prestigious accreditations, scholarships, and generous financial aid. You can expect to grow in knowledge and faith, together, and develop skills and values that will distinguish you in your career. We are here to help you move forward with purpose. 

The Regent University financial aid team will work closely with you to design an aid package that is best for your situation, including federal, state, private and school-funded scholarships to help pay for college. Your dream of a college education is within your reach – let us help you navigate student financial aid.
  • 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
  • Top 30 most affordable Christian universities, Online Christian Colleges, 2021
  • Military friendly – Yellow Ribbon Program

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Regent University is located on the southeast coast of Virginia, just 16 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, with a metropolitan area of 1.6 million residents. Ranked among the top 15 best college campuses in America by Niche, 2021, we are conveniently located near I-64, minutes away from Norfolk International Airport, which provides easy access to most major airports.

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“At Regent University, you’ll gain the knowledge, character, and skills to change the world. Come visit us in Virginia Beach, Virginia – and see for yourself why Regent is one of America’s fastest growing universities!”

Claire Foster, Executive Vice President for Enrollment Services
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School location
Address

1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464, United States of America

Phone number

800-373-5504

Region

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