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Our dedicated military team is here to assist you from start to finish. We’ll help you identify your military benefits and walk you through enrollment, financial aid, and how to reach your academic and career goals. At Regent, we’re committed to serving you with the same integrity you’ve demonstrated as a faithful defender of our nation.

Whether you’re active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veteran, or family, you can enjoy distinct military benefits that leave you with little to no out-of-pocket costs as you earn a top-quality degree at an exceptional Christian university.

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Generous transfer policy — transfer up to 90 credit hours Up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree or up to 49% of a graduate degree
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“Regent University puts care into creating ministers with longevity.”

Timothy Berry, M.Div., 2015 Biblical Theology

“I know I've arrived where I am because of the experience at Regent. Anything that we did in class, the feasibility study, the business plan, it all came back to the ministry aspect that I always had in my heart to help orphans and vulnerable children.”

Nataliya Khom’yak, MBA, 2004 Leader, Orphan's Promise

“As a Christian business leader, I regularly use my military experience and Regent education to lead others into a comprehensive vision. I've learned a lot about innovation and organizational culture that fuel my daily work and desire to coach and mentor others to fulfill their God-given purpose.”

Thom Owens, Ph. D., 2013 Owner, Commercial Realty Business

“My Regent degree enables me to offer different perspectives and approaches to problem-solving, team management and innovation — all through a biblical worldview. Utilizing courses and making them relevant in day-to-day functions has been extremely rewarding.”

Kelli Ragland, MBA, 2015 Director of Marketing, Langley Federal Credit Union

“Regent was a pivotal point in my professional career. I have been forever changed by my experience!”

Richard Mason, Ph.D. , 2007 Counselor Education & Supervision

Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

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March 27, 2024
Regent University Named #2 Best Military Friendly® School for 2024-25

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 27, 2024) – Regent University earned a national top-tier ranking by Military Friendly® Schools for the academic year 2024–25. Regent’s #2 ranking in the “private offering doctorate” category …

November 8, 2023
Regent University Named a 2023 “Best for Vets” College by the Military Times for the Sixth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 8, 2023) – Military Times has ranked Regent University in the 11th spot on its 2023 “Best for Vets” list for online education, recognizing colleges and universities …

March 13, 2023
Regent University Named #5 Best Military Friendly® School for 2023-24

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Mar. 13, 2023) – Regent University was ranked #5 by Military Friendly® Schools for the academic year 2023-24, up one spot from last year’s ranking. Regent’s #5 …

July 11, 2022
5 Benefits that Military-friendly Colleges Have to Offer

Military-friendly colleges offer a high-quality educational experience that men and women who serve our nation deserve to experience. Whether you're active-duty military personnel, reserve, National Guard or veteran, you can enjoy distinct …

May 7, 2022
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 42nd Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 7, 2022) – On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Regent University conferred 2,559 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 42nd commencement ceremony—making the class of 2022 the largest …

March 11, 2022
Regent University Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Top Ten Designation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 11, 2022)—Regent University announced today that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Top Ten designation in the Private offering Doctorate category. Institutions …

June 17, 2021
Regent University Names William L. Hathaway, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2021) – Today, Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor, and CEO of Regent University, announced that the university has appointed William L. Hathaway, Ph.D. to …

May 8, 2021
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 41st Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University conferred over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 41st commencement ceremony—making the class of 2021 the largest …

March 18, 2021
10 Things You Need to Know About Regent 2021 Commencement and Commissioning Virtual Ceremonies

Regent is excited that graduates and their supporters from around the world can come together during a virtual experience to celebrate the culmination of our journey together. Here are some important …

March 18, 2021
Regent University Announces Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as 2021 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 18, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the keynote speaker for its 41st commencement ceremony on May 8, 2021. Secretary …

February 24, 2021
Regent University Ranked as a Top Military Friendly® School for 2021-22

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 24, 2021) – Regent University was recently named a Top Ten Military Friendly® School by MilitaryFriendly.com for 2021-22. Regent ranks third in the nation among private academic …

September 20, 2019
Why Should I Earn a College Degree While in the Military?

Serving in the military is an "all-in" feat. More than "just a job," military service is a lifestyle. Wondering whether pursuing a college education fits in? Here’s the thing: Getting your bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree says …

September 17, 2019
How Can I Earn My College Degree While Deployed?

Getting a degree while serving active duty in the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, the National Guard or Special Forces is an impressive goal on many fronts. You’re already living out an incredible mission: serving your nation, and keeping your …

July 29, 2019
Top 10 College Considerations for Military and How Regent University Delivers

If you’re a part of our United States military as an active service member, reservist, a military spouse, or dependent one thing is certain: You’re not an average student. Between big family moves, mobilizations …

June 14, 2019
The Top 10 Portable Degrees for Military Families

Your life may change from year to year, but your career field doesn’t have to. Let's face it: When it comes to being a part of a military family, many of life's big decisions are oftentimes left up to a what the branch of your service needs …