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95% of Graduates Employed within 10 Months of Graduation (NALP, 2021)

20th Highest in the Nation. The National Average is 84.4%. Access Employment Statistics
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New Online Bachelor's in Law Program

Fully online B.A. in Law Degree Program to be Launched in Fall 2022. Regent’s “3+3” Program Allows Qualified B.A. in Law Students to Move into Juris Doctor Studies. Explore the Program
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Gain a Transformative Christian Law School Experience

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Top 5 in the Nation for Public Policy

Regent Law School was Recognized as Top 5 in the Nation for Public Policy, Alongside Duke, Georgetown, and Harvard Law Schools, by PreLaw Magazine, 2022. Learn About Regent Law
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The Regent Law Advantage

Whether you are interested in a J.D. to practice law, an online M.A. in Law for legal training to expand your professional expertise, or an LL.M. to enhance your knowledge and credentials, Regent University School of Law will equip you to excel.

  • 95% of Regent Law graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation (NALP 2021).
  • Class of 2020: 100% first-time passage rate on the Uniform Bar Exam. 100% first-time bar passage rate in 14 states. 100% first-time passage rate for Honors. Ranked 55th in the nation for first-time bar passage, at 90.62%.
  • 20th in the Nation, Ultimate Bar Passage (97%), 2019. Highest overall bar passage rate among all eight Virginia law schools in both July 2017 and February 2018.
  • 28th in the Nation, Judicial Clerkships, 2021. 18% of the class of 2021 secured judicial clerkships.
  • 11th in the Nation, Moot Court (Houston Law Center 2022).
  • Tied 12th in Nation: Teaching Quality, Princeton Review (Best Law Schools 2022).
  • Learn from Regent Law School’s nationally prominent faculty.

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Approximate Median Annual Wage for Lawyers U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020
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First-Time Bar Passage Rate for Honors Class of 2020
Ranked Among the Best Law Schools The Princeton Review, 2022
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Equipping students to be purpose driven & practice ready.

Our alumni work in all 50 states, D.C., and over 20 nations, serving as distinguished lawyers, judges, professors, government leaders, and public interest advocates.

From winning religious freedom cases at the United States Supreme Court, to representing businesses in China, to rescuing victims of human trafficking in Nepal, Regent Law alumni impact the world.

If you want a law school program that provides a rigorous and Christ-centered education, practical skills training, and faculty mentorship to assist you in fulfilling God’s calling and making a difference, we invite you to become a part of the Regent University School of Law

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

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Courts
  • Various Federal Administrative Courts
  • State Supreme Courts: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington
  • State Courts of Appeals
  • State District Courts
  • State Circuit Courts
  • Family Courts
  • Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts
  • Balch & Bingham LLP (AL)
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (KY)
  • Bonne, Bridges, Mueller, O’Keefe & Nichols (CA)
  • Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC (TN)
  • Clark & Ward, PLLC (KY)
  • Cooper Levenson, PA (NJ)
  • Cooper & Scully, PC (TX)
  • Covington & Burling LLP (DC)
  • Fowler Rodriguez & Chalos LLP (FL)
  • Holton Yates, PC (VA)
  • Glasser & Glasser, PLC (VA)
  • Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman (IN)
  • Hancock, Daniel, Johnson & Nagle (VA)
  • Hirschler Fleischer (VA)
  • Hunton & Williams (VA)
  • Ice Miller (IN)
  • Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, PC (VA)
  • Jones Day (CA)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (NC)
  • Kaufman & Canoles (VA)
  • Keating Muething & Klekamp (OH)
  • Kemp Smith, LLP (TX)
  • Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (DC)
  • Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook (MI)
  • Krieg DeVault LLP (IN)
  • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (DC)
  • Midkiff, Muncie & Ross, PC (VA)
  • Morgan Lewis (DC)
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (SC)
  • Oliff & Berridge PLC (VA)
  • Otto, Lorence & Wierderstein, PLLC (IA)
  • Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, LC (VA)
  • Patton Boggs, LLP (DC)
  • Pender & Coward (VA)
  • Polsinelli Shughart, PC (AZ)
  • Poole & Mahoney PC (VA)
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren (WI)
  • Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (MD)
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon (MO)
  • Spector Gadon & Rosen, PC (PA)
  • Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC (WV)
  • Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP (KS)
  • TaylorWalker, PC (VA)
  • Vandeventer Black, LLP (VA)
  • Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, SC (WI)
  • Willcox Savage (VA)
  • Williams Mullen (VA)
  • Winstead Sechrest & Minick, PC (TX)
  • Wolcott Rivers Gates (VA)
  • York Williams, LLP (NC)
  • Kotzebue, AK, Second District Superior Court 7th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Kenensville, NC, District Court
  • Lexington, NC, District Court
  • Sampson County, NC, District Court
  • Mansfield, OH, County Domestic Relations Court
  • Pendleton, OR, Circuit Court
  • Del Rio, TX, County Court
  • Waxahachie, TX, County Court
  • Lovingston, VA, General District Court
  • Lynchburg, VA, Circuit Court
  • Newport News, VA, General District Court
  • Newport News, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Norfolk, VA, Circuit Court
  • Norfolk, VA, General District Court
  • Portsmouth, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, General District Court
  • Virginia Beach, VA, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court
  • Alliance Defending Freedom
  • American Center for Law and Justice
  • American Family Association
  • Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and Coast Guard JAG Corps
  • Community Defense Counsel
  • Concerned Women for America
  • Family Law Assistance Program
  • Free Congress Foundation Center for Law & Justice
  • Home School Legal Defense Association
  • Jubilee Campaign, USA
  • Judicial Watch, Inc.
  • Just Law International PC
  • National Legal Foundation
  • Oklahomans for Children & Family
  • Samaritan House
  • Southern Alleghenies Legal Aid
  • Tidewater Legal Aid
  • University of Virginia Associate General Counsel
  • Harvard (Lecturer)
  • Handong
  • Regent
  • Trinity
  • William & Mary
  • Liberty
  • Banaras Hindu
  • Texas A&M
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Success Stories

“I was incredibly blessed to learn from committed men and women who were so knowledgeable about their field. They were also just as passionate and committed to their faith and investing in their students.”

Rebekah Woods, Doctor of Organizational Leadership, J.D., 2004, 1994

“I learned all I could at Regent, because I knew He would eventually draw it all back out of me to use for someone else’s good.”

Sharla Mylar, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 2017 Assistant Attorney General, Alaska Department of Law

“Most of my practice is devoted to cybersecurity or litigation related to information and privacy law. My goal is to carry forward the standard of excellence I learned at Regent. This will help me continue to influence and advance cybersecurity law to solve problems that we haven’t even thought about yet.”

Shawn Tuma, Juris Doctor (J.D.), 1999 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Partner, Spencer Fane LLP Dallas, Texas

“There were plenty of other law schools. But I told my family, ‘If I don’t go to Regent, I’m not going to law school at all.’”

Jim Mischel Jr., J.D., 1996 CEO, Electric Mirror; CEO Safeology

“I spent a summer as a Regent Center for Global Justice intern, working on immigration issues, and contributing to a win for three asylum cases. This confirmed a distinct calling on my life to seek justice and advocate for the oppressed.”

Emily Arthur, J.D., 2015
Regent News

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July 5, 2022
Regent Law Hires Two New Faculty Members—Both Yale Law Graduates—for Fall 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 5, 2022) – Today, Regent University School of Law announced the appointment of two new members of its faculty, Erin Morrow Hawley and David D. Velloney.  Both Hawley and Velloney are …

July 1, 2022
Heading to School? Check Out These 7 Tips for How to Stay Safe on a College Campus

Wondering how to stay safe on a college campus? Fortunately, Regent University is ranked the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia by YourLocalSecurity/Safe Streets, an ADT-authorized provider. Regent is also …

July 1, 2022
Regent University Appoints New Director of Athletics Michael W. Allen 

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 1, 2022) – Today, Regent University appointed Michael W. Allen as its new Director of Athletics. Allen will oversee 11 NCCAA Division I sports, and all coaches and staff in the Regent Athletics …

June 28, 2022
FRC and Regent University Release Joint Study Linking Religious Freedom to Economic Well-Being

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2022) – Regent University and Family Research Council released a new report today titled "Why International Religious Freedom is Vital to International Development: Causal …

June 24, 2022
Robertson Center for Constitutional Law Celebrates Pro-Life Victory at Supreme Court

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 24, 2022) – Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , which overruled two major abortion cases; Roe v. Wade and …

June 24, 2022
Start Your Path to a Degree with Early College Enrollment

An Early College program is one of the best ways for high school students to get a head start on  their academic and professional goals. One Colorado study found that students who took courses through these programs were 23% more …

June 22, 2022
College Readiness: A Guide to Preparing for Higher Education

College readiness is about pushing yourself toward the highest possible standards and expanding your horizons. There's no better time to start preparing than right now. We'll take you through the most critical prerequisite skills for …

June 20, 2022
Regent University School of Education Launches Professional Practice Dissertation Option

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 20, 2022) – Regent University School of Education is pleased to announce the launch of a Professional Practice Dissertation (PPD) for its Ed.D. K-12 School Leadership and Advanced …

June 17, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Urges Rising Ministry Leaders to Chase God and Be Bold at School of Divinity Chancellor’s Forum

Corné J. Bekker, D.Litt. et Phil VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson held the latest …

June 13, 2022
How to Prepare for College and Maximize your Potential

If you're wondering how to prepare for college so you can get the most out of higher education, you're not alone. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can prepare as you approach your freshman year of college. In this article, we will …

June 7, 2022
Why is College Important? Pursue a Life of Significance at Regent

Why is college important in setting the scene for future success? The answers go far beyond higher pay or better job opportunities, although there are plenty of benefits like that. The experience can impart dividends that can't be …

June 7, 2022
Regent Law Earns ABA Reaffirmation of Accreditation and Appoints New Dean

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 7, 2022) — Regent University School of Law has received a reaffirmation of accreditation from the American Bar Association. Regent Law is also welcoming a new dean this month. “Accreditation …

June 3, 2022
What Can You Do With a Bachelor’s in Psychology?

What can you do with a bachelor’s in psychology? Many career paths are available. Learn about these careers, their salaries & job outlooks

June 2, 2022
What Do Colleges Look for in Applicants: A Q&A Guide

"What do colleges look for?" It's the big question every prospective college student asks at some point. You want your application to stand out above the rest—but how? We'll walk you through some critical answers to questions you may have …

May 27, 2022
Why You Should Transfer from Community College to Regent University

Thinking about making the decision to transfer from community college to a university? Congratulations, you're already on the road to success! Advisors at both community colleges and four-year schools try to make the process …