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Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate41%
Acceptance Rate41%

Regent University Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Regent University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $50.

Regent University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Regent University's admissions stats.

Regent University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Mean SAT Score 1100
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 5%
Waitlist No

Regent University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Regent University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes August 1 ––

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Regent University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Is Regent University Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Regent University is not difficult. Regent University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Regent University accepted 41% of students, about 2,133 of the 5,240 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Regent University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Regent University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does Regent University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Regent University

What does Regent University consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Application Essay Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Regent University for more information on admission factors.

Regent University Application Requirements

To apply to Regent University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Regent University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Regent University?

Students admitted to Regent University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3. Regent University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

Out of all students that were admitted, 39% submitted a class rank. At Regent University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 35% were in the top 25% and 60% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Regent University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 20%
3.75 and 3.99 15%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 13%
3.00 and 3.24 10%
2.50 and 2.9 11%
2.00 and 2.49 9%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Regent University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Regent University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

In 2022, 17% of Regent University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Regent University?

To be competitive with other Regent University applicants, you should strive to earn between 980 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Regent University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 980, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Regent University student is 1100.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Regent University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Regent University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Regent University?

To be most competitive at Regent University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Regent University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Regent University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Regent University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Regent University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Regent University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term


Regent University Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Regent University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Regent University.

Does Regent University accept transfer credits?

✅ Regent University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Regent University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Regent University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Regent University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Regent University?

✅ Regent University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Regent University's acceptance rate?

✅ Regent University's acceptance rate is 41%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Regent University?

❌ Regent University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Regent University?

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

41%

How hard is it to get into Regent University? Regent University is a less selective institution. The Regent University acceptance rate is 41%. This means that the institution accepts 40 out of every 100 applicants.

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Regent University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

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

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

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

Regent University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

23 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

23 to 29

Avg

23 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Regent University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Regent University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Regent University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

980 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

470 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above

Good

980 to 1210

Avg

980 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Regent University students is 1100. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Regent University, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Regent University.

Regent University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.34

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Regent University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.34. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,379

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

41%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$19,680

Out-of-State

$19,680

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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