Regent University

1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

#1 Ranked

Online Christian College

America’s Premier Christian University


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America’s Premier Christian University

Founded in 1978, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with over 11,000 students online and on campus in Virginia Beach, VA. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study, including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing and healthcare, and psychology.

Regent University tops the list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia and is ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Along with a commitment to academic excellence, what sets Regent apart is our mission to prepare men and women to excel both in mind and spirit.

Now it’s your time. The world needs remarkable Christian leaders. The world needs you.

Let’s change the world.


Student Life

Christian Leadership to Change the World is more than just our motto—it’s the heartbeat of Regent.

Whether you’re just starting college, completing your degree, or ready to pursue graduate studies, at Regent University, you’ll gain the knowledge, character and skills to change the world. You’ll be supported by a robust student-success team ready to help you at every step of your academic journey. Best of all, you’ll be challenged to grow as a principled leader whose character stands out in any industry.

Quick Facts

  • Admission Rate 86%
  • Average Cost $11,850.00
  • Admission Deadline January 10th
  • Student/Faculty Ratio 19:1
  • Application Fee $50
  • Programs 150

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Fields of Study

Explore online programs in your field of study.

Arts & Communication

Prepare for careers in film, television, theatre, news, and strategic and political communication.

Business & Leadership

Receive a blend of modern business theory with real-world experience — all from a strong Christian foundation.

Divinity & Theology

Build a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies to develop the skill set needed to become well-equipped for your unique calling.


Prepare you for the evolving world of education with specializations in instructional design, special education, and Christian leadership.

Psychology & Counseling

One of few Christian institutions offering both APA & CACREP-accredited programs.

General Studies

Build upon essential core knowledge in communication, leadership, management, critical thinking..

Government & History

Educate students to become discerning Christian thinkers and ardent defenders of truth and justice.


Learn from a faculty of internationally recognized professors, practitioners, and legal scholars.

Healthcare & Nursing

Find the right nursing and healthcare program to join one of the fastest-growing fields in the country.


Find the right program for you and make a positive difference in the rapidly growing STEM industry.


Gain practical skills and knowledge in computing and technology, all built on a strong ethical foundation and taught from a biblical worldview.


Join one of the fastest-growing, highest-paid occupational fields in the United States with a degree in engineering and technology.


Make a difference in science, technology, business, education, research, or a host of other fields.

School Requirements


At-a-glance view of key requirements for admission.

Required SAT Score

970 – 1230

Required ACT Score

21 – 29

Is ACT/SAT Required


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Average Student Loan Amount

$3,967/ year

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From the Students


One of the things Lina enjoyed most about Regent Law was its devoted community of faculty and students who genuinely cared about each other. “I had always prayed about going to a Christian law school. My experience at Regent exceeded my expectations.


Lina Sophat

LL.M. in American Legal Studies ’11