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Live a Life of Significance

You’re about to embark on a life-changing chapter of your life.
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Incoming Freshmen

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Ranked Among the Top 15 Best College Campuses in America - Niche, 2021.
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Incoming Freshmen

Christ-Centered Experience

Nights of Worship, Outreach Events & Life Groups. Cultivate Reason & Faith - Together.
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Incoming Freshmen

Over 85 Undergraduate Areas of Study

Select from a Wide Range of Programs & Concentrations.
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HONOR THE PAST. CHANGE THE FUTURE. LIVE FOR GOD’S GLORY.

Honor the Past
Honoring the legacy. Remembering all that is true, good, and beautiful in this world and continuing to honor those ideals. This is the life you will embrace with others at Regent University.

Change the Future
Changing lives. Having what it takes – the grit, the intellect, the humility, the wisdom – to make a real impact on this world and the lives around you. At Regent, you will learn to pursue and achieve innovative and worthwhile goals that will grow and humble you, and change the world around you.

Live for God’s Glory
Living with purpose. Living for Jesus Christ, by His infallible and eternal Word, and toward a life that finds its identity in deep and abiding faith. Together, you will learn to live a life of worship and obedience to a loving God, a life of joys and sorrows, and a life of friendship, fellowship, and love. It’s a life greater than yourself.

THIS IS LIFE

Life at Regent involves asking the big questions and helping to solve the problems in this world.

  • What does it take to eliminate disease?
  • How will artificial intelligence change mankind?
  • How is social media impacting democracy?
  • How do we stop the spread of addiction?
  • How do we protect privacy and security amidst rapidly advancing technology?
  • What is a Christ-centered response to poverty and human suffering?
  • Why are there so many religions in the world?
  • Why do people fall in love?
  • How do we create a moral and virtuous society?
  • What is truth?

This is life at Regent University. So Start Living!

UNDERGRADUATE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

Regent’s Traditional Campus Program offers freshmen a residential experience. All first-year freshmen are required to live on campus unless they live within a 25-mile radius of the university.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Check to see if you are eligible to apply for university scholarships or grants to help with tuition costs.

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“I'm grateful to Regent for developing my leadership skills, which are an essential component to the technical knowledge needed for a career in my field.”

Maximiliano Gigli, B.S. in Cybersecurity, 2020 Administrative Business Partner, Google

“Regent gave me the skills I needed and prepared me for the work I’m doing now.”

Stryker Watts, B.S. in Business - Marketing, 2013 Senior Manager, Deposit & Regional Marketing, First Republic Bank

“For anyone interested in developing the analytical skills required to make sense of complicated ideas, I encourage you to give Regent's Honors College a look. The relationships, skills and knowledge you'll gain through the discussion-based classes, and engaging assignments will benefit you in the years to come.”

Abigail Lindner, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022

“Honors College classes are much more focused on discussion and working with others to solve a problem. My experience was different from school: Instead of reading other peoples' data and writing a report on it, you're forming your own data and then reporting that.”

Allison Hodgkins, College of Arts & Sciences, 2022

“Proverbs 27:17 states, 'Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.' That's been my Regent experience academically and relationally. I am grateful to have grown together with such amazing people.”

Christian Ellis, B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University
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December 7, 2021
#1 Best Value College in Virginia for 2021: Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 7, 2021) – Best Value Schools has ranked Regent University #1 Best College in Virginia for 2021. Their research measured all colleges and universities in Virginia based on key factors of cost of …

December 6, 2021
Regent Soccer Parents Step in as Coaches; Lead Royals to First Bid to Regionals

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 6, 2021) - Traveling over 600 miles to serve Regent is only the tip of the iceberg of demonstrating the character of Regent soccer coaches Benjamin Brayshaw and Michael Mannix. Both have …

December 2, 2021
Regent University Recognized for 101 Top Programs in America for 2022

Regent University Recognized for 101 Top Programs in America for 2022 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 2, 2021) – Intelligent.com, a higher education resource guide for degree program rankings, has ranked Regent University among …

December 2, 2021
Announcing a FREE Must-See Streaming Premiere: The 2021 Regent University Christmas Special

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 2, 2021) – Regent University will present a holiday music celebration on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET. The Regent University Christmas Special will stream on the …

November 17, 2021
Mid-Atlantic Christian University and Regent University Law School Create a Pathway for Students to Earn Juris Doctor Degree in Six Years

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (November 17, 2021) – Officials from Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) and Regent University (RU) signed a memorandum of …

November 17, 2021
Distinguished Justices Discuss Judicial Independence in a Polarized World  

Chief Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins, J.D., Supreme Court of Tennessee, and Justice Barbara A. Jackson (Ret.), J.D., LL.M., Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina  participated in a panel discussion …

November 16, 2021
Hundreds of Regent Students Participate in Missions Week 2021 and Ongoing Community Outreach Opportunities

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (November 16, 2021) - Missions Week at Regent University, held from November 8-12, 2021, represented the culmination of a full semester of outreach …

November 16, 2021
Top 4 Reasons to Attend Regent University

Choosing a college is a major life decision. We're excited that Regent University is on your radar. Explore the top 4 reasons to attend America's premier Christian university

November 8, 2021
8 STEM Careers for Non-Techies

What do accountants, geographers and dieticians have in common? They’re all STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics — career fields. STEM careers vary in public and private sectors, but there is a disproportionate focus on technology careers …

November 1, 2021
Regent University Announces New College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (November 1, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce the launch of the College of Health & Behavioral Sciences. The college will contain three schools: the School of Psychology …

October 25, 2021
Regent University Ranked #1 Most Affordable Private College in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 25, 2021) – Student Loan Hero’s recent analysis on nationwide college costs ranked Regent University as the #1 Most Affordable Private School in Virginia. Researchers examined data from more …

October 19, 2021
Regent University’s School of Education Launches Peer Mentoring & Dissertation Coaching Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 19, 2021) - The Regent University School of Education will launch a Peer Mentoring & Dissertation Coaching Program on October 25, 2021, to support first-year master’s …

October 18, 2021
Regent Law Hosts 21st Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 18, 2021) – The Regent University School of Law hosted the 21st Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition in a virtual format …

October 15, 2021
Regent Honors Former Professor José L. González

Form José L. González It is fitting during the National Hispanic Heritage Month to call attention to the many years of faithful service and help by our dear friend and colleague, Pastor and Professor José L. González. He has been a professor …

October 12, 2021
Access the Next Level of Your Nursing Career

Whether you’ve already obtained your bachelor’s degree in nursing or starting on your nursing education path, working toward your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree can help open doors to a meaningful career and exciting leadership …