• Address: 1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464

  • Phone Number: 800.373.5504

  • Website: http://www.regent.edu/

About

Regent University is a private-not-for-profit institution established in the year 1978 by Dr. M.G. Pat Robertson. The university is located in a 70 acres area in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The university serves as a center of Christian thought having core values which include Excellence, Innovation & Integrity. This university is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action.

  • The acceptance rate at Regent is 81% which means, 81 students, get admitted into the university per 100 students who apply there.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 41:1.

  • It has a retention ratio of 78% for full-time courses and 18% for part-time courses.

  • The total graduation rate is 30%.


Online Education at Regent University

The university is one of the top-tier university in the US. The online programs offered are very well formatted and is top-notch in the standard. It has diverse online courses in Associate, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate program levels. It also offers Certificate, Graduate Certificate, and Post-Doctoral Certificate programs. 

The university comes up with a diverse range of degrees in which a student may select from 22 different fields which include Education, Health Science, Nursing, Psychology, Public Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science and many more. 

  • The university has its own learning management system that enables students to maintain their own profile and keep track of all their academic progress.


Reviews

  • Students of the University observe that the university is encouraging and easy-going.

  • Regent’s online model delivers a unique mixture of high-standard coaching, flexibility, and expertise.

  • The faculty is approachable and friendly.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Virginia Beach, Virginia

FAFSA/Federal School Code

030913

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CACREP

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.regent.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university is accreditated by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission(SACSCOC)

Programmatic Accreditation- Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has accredited the Education and related programs.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 41: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 78 % Part Time: 18 %
Total Population 8,389
Student Population Full Time: 3,273 Part Time: 5,116
Gender Division Male: 38 % Female: 62 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 22 %

The College Monk

Female: 38 %

Total Graduation Rate: 30 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Regent University offers 316 online programs across 22 Majors

Accounting

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 61 programs accross 7 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 7 programs accross 2 degrees

Paralegal Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 15 programs accross 5 degrees

Education

Offering 74 programs accross 6 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 20 programs accross 3 degrees

Health Science

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

History

Offering 7 programs accross 2 degrees

Human Services

Offering 5 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 16 programs accross 4 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 15 programs accross 2 degrees

Theology

Offering 47 programs accross 5 degrees

Literature

Offering 5 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 11 programs accross 1 degrees

Political Science

Offering 7 programs accross 3 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 7 programs accross 2 degrees

Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Admissions

Regent University Acceptance Rate is 81%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 2,008
Total Applicants Admitted 1,627
Applicants Enrolled 417
Full time Applicants Enrolled 299
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 118
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Regent University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 196
Number of students submitting ACT scores 73
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 47%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 18%
SAT Math 545 average 470 - 620 range
SAT Critical Reading 500 average 450 - 550 range
ACT Composite 23 average 20 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university's monetary support crew works tightly with the students to sketch a financial aid package that is well-suited for the student's circumstances. Financial Aid and assistance are obtainable for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans and work-study.

Students seeking financial aid services can fill the FAFSA form. Regent University federal school code is 030913.

  • Federal Aid offered by the institution include Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidised Loan, Direct Unsubsidised Loan, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study program.

  • State Aid awarded are Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant, Virginia Community College Transfer Grant, Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program and more. 

  • Institutional Aid is also awarded which include Investment Grant, Church Match Grant, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Virginia Community College Award, North Carolina Community College Award and more.

  • Military Aid such as Survivors and Dependents Assistance (DEA), Active Duty Military Service, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) are awarded to the students.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,642 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $6,710 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized loan $6,710 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $6,492 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant $3,118 Full-time enrollment. Residents Of Virginia. Varies
Virginia Community College Transfer Grant $3,118 Full-time enrollment. Residents Of Virginia. Transfer Student. Varies
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program $3,118 Virginia Residents. Graduate and Undergraduate students. Varies

Data Source: http://www.regent.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Investment Grant $6,689 Demonstrate financial Need. Gpa 2.0. Varies
Church Match Grant $750 Demonstrate Financial Need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship $1,000 Phi Theta Kappa membership. 3.0 GPA. Varies
Virginia Community College Award $750 Student must have earned an A.A., A.S. or AAS degree from a Virginia Community College Enrolled for minimum 6 credits per semester Varies
North Carolina Community College Award $750 Student must have earned an A.A., A.S. or AAS degree from a Virginia Community College Enrolled for minimum 6 credits per semester Varies
ROTC Scholarship $250 College Program Army and Navy ROTC students Varies
Hulford Scholarship Varies Emerging Christian leaders with strong leadership potential. Outstanding academic track. Varies

Data Source: http://www.regent.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) $1,224 Eligible dependents of certain veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition. Dependent of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Enrolled full time. Varies
Active Duty Military Service $250 Army,Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and active Reservists. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $9,129 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Undergraduate students Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,498 Army,Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and active Reservists. Undergraduate students. Varies
Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP) Varies Members of the Reserve component called or ordered to active duty in response to a war or national emergency. Varies

Data Source: http://www.regent.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $16,986
$30,001 - $48,000 $17,696
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,322
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,886
Over $110,000 $19,488

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 48% $4,745
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $10,216
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 48% $4,629
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 87% $7,209
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 94% $6,906
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 88% $6,532
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 17,837
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 576 $9,214
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 312 $8,857
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 264 $9,636

Data Source: http://www.regent.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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