Regent University

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Introduction to Regent University

In 1997, Pat Robertson incorporated Regent University as CBN University. The school established in 1978 with the goal of becoming a preeminent college with a faith-based doctrine.

In 1990, the name changed from CBN to Regent University. The distance learning school offers students who work or have families the chance to earn an accelerated bachelor's degree online or in the classroom.

Student Life at Regent University

Of around 4,500 students at Regent University, the majority of them, more than 2,600, are part-time. The remaining 1,800 students attend school full-time in the classroom or through the distance learning program.

Students at Regent University are located in more than 40 countries. The ratio of students to faculty is 8-to-1. Students at Regent University have the opportunity to travel abroad in England, France, Italy and Israel.

FAQs on Regent University

Is Regent University Accredited?

Regent University is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer students associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The distance learning school is also accredited through the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada accredits the Regent University School of Divinity. The American Bar Association accredits the Regent University School of Law. The American Psychological Association accredits psychology programs and counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

What Are Some Requirements for Regent University?

Regent University doesn't discourage anyone from applying to the school. Any student with a high school diploma or GED is encouraged to apply to the distance learning school or for traditional classroom studies at the Regent University campus.

Can I Receive Financial Aid From Regent University?

Many Regent University students use financial aid to pay for classes. Financial assistance usually comes from loans, grants or scholarships. Students frequently receive scholarships based on merit, association memberships and military service. In addition, Regent University offers tuition discounts to eligible home-schooled students.

What Are the Career Possibilities From Regent University?

Regent University graduates from the Virginia Beach campus or from the distance education school can expect to find a variety of jobs awaiting them when they finish their education. Jobs in business, marketing, journalism and psychology are just a few examples of careers available to graduates of Regent University.