Regent University

Regent University

Regent University was established in 1978 and is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It was founded by Pat Robertson, who founded the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), as CBN University. This university is among the top 7 online schools in the world. The university offers various degree and certificate programs to its students. There are 8 schools under Regent University, which are:

  • School of Communication and the Arts
  • School of Divinity
  • School of Education
  • School of Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Robertson School of Government
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology and Counseling
  • School of Undergraduate Studies

The students of Regent University participate in sports such as football, volleyball, basketball and soccer.

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Regent University
1000 Regent University Dr
Virginia Beach , VA 23464
General Phone: (757) 226-4127

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Regent University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management242business management, human resources, organizational behavior, international business
Education and Teaching242education, special ed administration, special ed, education of autistic, reading teaching, teacher education and development, ESL instruction, education courses
Therapy and Counseling219psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology
Religion and Philosophy142bible studies, missionary studies, theology, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, youth ministry
Media86communication studies, journalism
Family and Social Work72public administration, public policy analysis, social service professions
Liberal Arts25Chinese language, French language, Spanish language, English, international relations, political science
Art Studies10visual and performing arts
Photography and Commercial Art0cinematography

Number of programs and degrees for Regent University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year4715
Bachelor's degree2058
Master's degree54622
Doctor's degree1497
Post-master's certificate455
Postbaccalaureate certificate710
First-professional degree1972

Regent University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Regent University had a total enrollment of 4,115 students (2,630 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 38%
Women 62%
Full-Time 83%
Part-Time 17%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 28%
Graduate 54%
First Professional 17%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 24%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 2%
20-21 3%
22-24 14%
25-29 22%
30-34 13%
35-39 12%
40-49 20%
50-64 12%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina7%
Washington, DC3%
New Jersey2%

Regent University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 51 %

Regent University Room and Board (2007)

Regent University offers campus housing for 550 of its 2,630 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Virginia Beach, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Regent University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490608
SAT Math460558
SAT Writing470578

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT55%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Regent University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,492
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,492
Room and board $ 8,667
Room charge $ 5,280
Books and supplies $ 598
Other expenses $ 9,333

Financial Aid:
Regent University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3091300)

Regent University Faculty

Regent University has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year25$103,4516$97,483
Associate professorcalendar year26$78,78315$70,772
Assistant professorcalendar year22$64,81923$61,448
Instructorcalendar year5$45,5922*
All faculty totalcalendar year78$80,62346$68,843

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$110,9941*
Associate professoracademic year10$86,9094$88,246
Assistant professoracademic year7$82,0541*
Instructoracademic year8$55,6944$50,698
All faculty totalacademic year39$88,28010$78,151

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Regent University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Organizational Behavior Studies

Education And Teaching
Administration of Special Education
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Public Policy Analysis

Law (LLB, JD)

Liberal Arts
Chinese Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General

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Regent University Highlights

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What Sets Regent University Apart:

% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Regent University % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Regent University % of degrees in religion and philosophy
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Regent University % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Regent University % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Regent University % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Regent University % of degrees in media
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Regent University % of degrees in law
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Regent University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Regent University % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Regent University Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Regent University Number of degree programs
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Regent University % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Regent University Salaries of full-time faculty

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