Regent University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Virginia Beach, VA

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$18,720

Avg tuition

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About Regent University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Regent University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,483, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 50%. The university offers 48 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 61%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for students are $18,720.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

50% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

77% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

61% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1220

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

93%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

48%

Black

33%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

63%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

50

Total Online Enrollment

9,767

Student Location Breakout

93% 7%

Percent of Programs Online

68% On-campus

32% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 30% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 15% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 68% online

Master's Check Bold 17% online

Doctorate Check Bold 16% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

40%

State Grant Aid

48%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,126
State Grant Aid $5,801
Institution Grant Aid $10,286
Pell Grant Aid $5,112

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.