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About Regent University

Regent University is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Regent University was founded in 1977 and now enrolls around 10,539 students a year, including 4,539 undergrads.

Regent University offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.

Regent University employs one full-time professor for every 19 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Regent University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Trimester
Overall Acceptance Rate 50%
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $18,720

2022 Regent University Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Regent University

Regent University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Regent University Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Regent University. Around 50% of applicants get into Regent University each year. Last year, 4,120 students applied to Regent University and 2,078 were admitted.

Regent University Waitlist

Regent University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Regent University?

Regent University is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Regent University, applicants must submit the following items.

Regent University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Transcript of High School Record

Regent University Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.4 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Regent University.

Does Regent University Require Test Scores?

Regent University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 48% submitted the SAT. 13% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Regent University

Yes! Regent University provides on-campus housing for students.

Regent University students are active in the school's College Student Leadership Board, Student Activities Board and Psychology Club. Back to School BBQ, Harvest Festival, and and Christmas Ball are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Regent University.

Financial Aid at Regent University

Regent University meets 44% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,854 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Regent University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Regent University

About 77% of students who start at Regent University come back for their second year of college. Out of the 200 students who started at Regent University as first-time freshman, 100 graduate within four years.

Around 61% of students who started at Regent University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $31,614 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Regent University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Regent University a good school for you?

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Where is Regent University?

Regent University is located in the suburban setting of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

If you want to see Regent University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 64 to Virginia Beach, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Norfolk International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Regent University and Virginia Beach are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Regent University Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9800

Campus Setting: Suburban

Regent University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Regent University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Regent University is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Regent University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 29

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Regent University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1230


Math SAT Range

440 - 580


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500 - 640

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Regent University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Regent University is like? There are approximately 10,539 students enrolled at Regent University, including 4,539 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from VA and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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