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Get the facts about Regent University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Regent University Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Regent University was awarded 17 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Regent is ranked #773 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Regent held the #920 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Regent is also ranked #28 out of 49 schools in Virginia.

See all of the rankings for Regent University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Regent?

Acceptance Rate

Regent University has an acceptance rate of 78%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 42% of students accepted to Regent submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 430 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Regent University  ( 500 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Regent University  ( 430 to 580 )
Regent received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Regent University  ( 19 to 27 )

Learn more about Regent University admissions.

Regent University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Regent University, this rate is 42 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Regent University is 75%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  75 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Regent University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Regent University has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Regent is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Regent University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Regent

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,279 undergraduates at Regent with 2,263 being full-time and 2,016 being part-time.

Regent Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 85.08 out of 100, Regent is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  85.08 out of 100
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How Much Does Regent University Cost?

The overall average net price of Regent is $17,842. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Regent

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,242 $16,139 $17,248 $19,100 $18,471

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Regent, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Regent, approximately 91% of students took out student loans averaging $6,968 a year. That adds up to $27,872 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Regent is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Regent Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Regent with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,600 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Regent University make the most money.

Location of Regent University

Regent University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Regent University

Contact details for Regent are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Regent University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone: 757-352-4127

Regent University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 47 majors graduated from Regent University. Of these students, 591 received undergraduate degrees and 1,274 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 86 $29,400
Business Administration & Management 84 $36,700
Communication & Media Studies 78 $26,100
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 40 $33,200
Biblical Studies 39 NA
General English Literature 35 $25,100
Teacher Education Subject Specific 25 $39,900
Human Resource Management 24 $37,300
Graphic Communications 20 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 19 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Regent University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Regent

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 8,965 students took at least one online class at Regent University. This is an increase from the 8,505 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,965 7,682
2016-2017 8,505 7,224
2015-2016 7,554 6,070
2014-2015 6,010 4,610
2013-2014 4,970 3,489

Learn more about online learning at Regent University.

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