We are excited that Regent University is on your radar. Choosing a college is a major life decision, and you are wise to consider many factors as you narrow your options and commit to a school. What’s a great way to start? Compare the benefits and consider what matters most to you.

Let’s explore the top 5 reasons to attend Regent University:

  1. Accreditation & High-Quality Academics
  2. Flexible & Customizable Degree Programs
  3. Enriched On-Campus Life
  4. Exceptional Value & Affordable Choices
  5. Faith Integration & Spiritual Growth

1. ACCREDITATION & HIGH-QUALITY ACADEMICS  

Did you know accreditation is the mark of academic excellence? Regent University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Accreditation raises the bar for the quality of instruction, financial aid, academic scholarship, fiscal responsibility, and credit transfer made available to students.

Ranked among top national universities (U.S. News & World Report), Regent is one of only 23 universities nationally “A” rated for comprehensive liberal arts curriculum (American Council of Trustees and Alumni). Being recognized among top colleges underscores our deep commitment to academic excellence and superior student outcomes.

2. FLEXIBLE & CUSTOMIZABLE DEGREE PROGRAMS  

You’ll enjoy Regent’s flexible and customizable degrees. Regent offersassociate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degreesin more than 150 areas of study, including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology and counseling.

Regent’s fully-accredited, top-quality academics are conveniently available online or on campus in Virginia Beach, VA. We also offer eight-week course sessions with up to eight starts per year, providing you with flexibility.

Thanks to today’s seamless technological opportunities, even on campus students sometimes choose to connect virtually with fellow students and professors, too. Hybrid learning opportunities provide more opportunities to pursue internships, part-time work, and social experiences with other students.

3. ENRICHED ON-CAMPUS EXPERIENCE

Our on-campus experience offers various student life engagement opportunities with 230+ annual campus events, weekly chapels, 57 student organizations, and Regent Royals athletic program (11 NCCAA division teams and intramural club sports). Our stunning 70-acre campus is recognized worldwide for its Georgian-style architecture.

As a bonus, students love our surrounding coastal community with resort beaches and a lively metropolitan area with thriving restaurants, retail, entertainment, attractions, historical sites, parks, trails, and more. It’s no wonder so many students from all over the world call Virginia Beach home!

Regent’s commitment to providing high-quality education has led to investments in valuable assets for your education like a multimillion-dollar communication and arts building. With a full television film set and control room, several stages, two screening rooms for student films, a full theatre for student performances— and more— you can be sure you are getting practical experience!

Future lawmakers and lawyers alike will appreciate the gorgeous moot court room, practice courts, and hard interview rooms. Prepped with training and support from experienced peers and faculty, Regent students consistently place in national moot court competitions.

Plus, on-campus safety is a top priority here and something we are recognized for: Regent is the #1 Safest College in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity.com, 2021). Our security resources provide around-the-clock patrols for residence halls and campus buildings 365 days a year.

We encourage you to check out our campus. Schedule your campus visit at regent.edu/visit, or take a virtual tour of our beautiful campus at regent.edu/virtualtour.

4. EXCEPTIONAL VALUE & AFFORDABLE CHOICES  

On average, Regent’s annual tuition is nearly $20,000 less than other private institutions. Regent is also the #1 most affordable private college in Virginia (Student Loan Hero, 2021). Throughscholarships and financial aid, we are making college more affordable. Eighty-six percent of our students receive financial aid. Last year alone, students received nearly $24 million in institutional scholarships and aid.

With value-added benefits like flexible tuition payment options, generous acceptance of transfer credits, and financial aid experts ready to help you gain maximum assistance, you’ll quickly realize that a Regent education is attainable.

Regent offers a solid return on your investment. When you’re ready, we can help you find afinancial aidpackage that fits your needs. Want to project your costs before moving forward? Use our Regent Net Price Calculator atregent.edu/npc.

5. FAITH INTEGRATION & SPIRITUAL GROWTH COACHING

Did you know Regent is one of the fastest-growing Christian universities in the nation? Our students enjoy all the benefits of learning at a top-ranked national university, with Christ-centered curriculum and a biblical worldview.

At Regent, you’ll enjoy studies anchored in Scripture with real-world applications. Our world-class faculty will challenge you to advance your skills and strengthen your faith.

Learning happens outside the classroom, too, and this includes opportunities for spiritual growth. Regent students, professors and staff come alongside each other, supporting, encouraging, and challenging personal growth in your relationship with God.

You’ll also discover a diverse community of people from many denominations, cultures, backgrounds, and callings here, all with an intentional focus on our shared Christ-centered values. That’s what makes us strong as we strive toward excellence in our studies, work and service to others.

With weekly campus-wide chapel services, student-led unChapel, mission trip opportunities, and Campus Ministries outreach and support, you’ll expand your spiritual life, experience personal growth, and foster deep connections.

There are many ways to participate in the spiritual community at Regent. We invite you to experience the presence of God with Regent as you dive in fully to worship, pray, study, serve, and connect.

Are You Ready to Experience the Regent Difference?  

Since 1978, Regent has prepared generations of Christian leaders—over 30,000 alumni—to excel with purpose and make a positive difference in the world. Whether you already know what career you want to pursue or are still undecided, we can guide you.

Let Regent help you explore your interests and choose a degree program that will equip you to stand out in some of the most in-demand fields today. At any point in your Regent journey, you can connect with faculty, career counselors, and success coaches who will help you refine your path. It’s time to fulfill your unique calling and impact your community with significance. Learn more at regent.edu.