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Regent University is a private institution that was founded in 1977. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,333, its setting is city, and the campus size is 70 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Regent University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $14,850 (2011-12).
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Regent University is one of the nation's leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, with a multitude of graduate and undergraduate programs available worldwide.
The university provides an excellent education taught from a Biblical perspective and global context in pivotal professions to equip Christian leaders to change the world. Located in Virginia Beach, Va., Regent offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs that are devoted to educating individuals for servant leadership.
Young America's Foundation (YAF) recently ranked Regent as a "Top Conservative College" for 2011-2012. The list places Regent as one of 15 leading institutions that strengthen the conservative values of its students through its mission and programs.
And, in its 2010 national affordability rankings of universities that offer the best values in online master's degrees with a major emphasis or concentration in leadership, GetEducated.com, LLC, ranked Regent's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership the 10th most affordable online master's degree in leadership.
Regent has more than 5,900 students in eight academic schools, with a main campus and distance education reaching around the globe. From the gleaming beauty and technological sophistication of its facilities to the accomplishments of students and graduates, there's much to be proud of at Regent.
The Honorable Bob McDonnell, Virginia's 71st governor, is a joint graduate of Regent Law and the School of Government. The Honorable Scott Rigell, who represents Virginia's 2nd Congressional District, graduated from Regent's School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship. Other accomplishments include two teams from Regent's School of Law finishing second and fifth in the nation in the American Bar Association (ABA) 2012 National Negotiation Competition. Also, Regent Law's Moot Court team finished as one of the top eight teams out of a field of 191 teams from around the country in the 2012 National Moot Court Competition. Their competition brief was also graded as the second best brief in the nation.
Students in Regent's School of Communication & the Arts have won almost 300 film competitions (our student films, videos and more can be viewed at www.reelgood.tv ) while the 2010 Virginia State Teacher of the Year is a 2004 graduate of Regent's School of Education.
Since it began offering bachelor degrees in 2005 and associate degrees in 2008, Regent's School of Undergraduate Studies has grown rapidly, its students encompassing nearly 40 percent of Regent's total enrollment. In fall 2011, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) awarded the school's general education curriculum a B ranking, giving Regent a strong showing among more than 1,000 schools evaluated on whether they require seven key subjects: English Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. Government or History, Economics, Mathematics and Science.
Regent has also become a senior member of the Alliance for Hispanic Christian Education, which was launched by The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and the Hispanic National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), America's largest Hispanic Faith Organization.
Such signature events as the annual Reagan Symposium presented by the School of Government draw noted Reagan scholars to the campus to discuss topics such as the future of American culture before large audiences ranging in age from teens to seniors.
Regent University consistently delivers excellent, Biblically-grounded graduate and undergraduate programs both online and on campus. As an institution committed to ever-increasing excellence, we will continue to prepare Christian leaders for lives of significant purpose and service as we move to an even higher level of academic quality and global influence.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Regent University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Regent University is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 83.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||83.9%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Regent University is 17:1, and the school has 60.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Regent University include: Psychology, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Divinity/Ministry; English Language and Literature, General; and Speech Communication and Rhetoric. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.5 percent.
Regent University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,333, with a gender distribution of 37.5 percent male students and 62.5 percent female students. At this school, 16.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 84.0 percent of students live off campus.
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Campus Info & Services
Regent University offers a number of student services including health insurance. Regent University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Regent University.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$14,850 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,170 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data