Regent University

Private University

Virginia Beach, United States

Situated in the heart of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, Regent University was established in 1977. Started as Christian Broadcasting Network University, the university was founded in 1977 by Pat Robertson with a vision to enhance the skills and knowledge of the students keeping Christian values in m Read more


#281 in the U.S.

#11 Best Undergraduate Programs

Highlights of Regent University

  • Regent University has received accreditation from several councils including Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), American Psychological Association (APA)*, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), Association of Theological Schools (ATS), American Bar Association (ABA), Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • In 2015, Regent University  was recognized in among the thirty most beautiful college campuses in the USA.
  • Regent University  was ranked #11 in best online undergraduate program in the nation in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • In 1990, RU established the Founders Inn and Spa luxury hotel featuring the neo-Georgian architecture.
  • Regent University  is also known for its law faculty and a moot court. RU won several national and international moot court titles in 2006 and 2007.
  • More than 150 graduates were hired by the US Federal government during George Bush Administration. Even today, many of its graduates choose to pursue their careers in federal services and they are at the top level.
  • The School of Education at Regent University  has won many awards including History Teacher of the Year for Virginia (2006), National Principal of the Year (2006), and National School Board Association Black Caucus's Educational Leadership Award (2005), National Outstanding Principal of the Year (2012), Milken Educator Award Winner (2012),
  • Even the School of Communication and the Arts at Regent University won more than 360 awards for its short films and other works including the Emmy's, the Telly Awards, the Aurora Awards, Indie Fest, Accolade Global Film Competition, and the Virginia Independent Film Festival.

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