Regent University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,080
4.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,341
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.9%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
32.3%
6,989 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,337
44.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.5%
145 Graduates

About

Regent University is a higher education institution located in Virginia Beach city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Regent University were Other Education (178 degrees awarded), Other Legal Professions & Studies (176 degrees), and Community Health Services (85 degrees).

In 2022, 2,445 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Regent University. 65.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,219 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (747 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $18,080, which is $−12,070 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $18,080, which is $−12,070 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,341.

In 2022, 72% of undergraduate students attending Regent University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$18,080
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Regent University was $18,080. The cost of tuition at Regent University is $−12,070 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$17,341
2022 Value
4.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Regent University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,341. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Regent University grew by 4.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,478
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Regent University was of $8,478 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.14% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Regent University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 8.86% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.9%
2019 Default Rate
63
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Regent University was 1.9%, which represents 63 out of the 3324 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Regent University received 6,989 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 33.4% annual growth. Out of those 6,989 applicants, 2,260 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 32.3% acceptance rate.

There were 10,337 students enrolled at Regent University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Regent University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

32.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,260
Accepted Out of 6,989

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Regent University was 32.3% (2,260 admissions from 6,989 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 40.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 33.4%, while admissions grew by 5.95%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2022)
51
Scores Submitted (2022)

10% of enrolled first-time students at Regent University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Regent University had a total enrollment of 10,337 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 4,583 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,754. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Regent University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.5% White, 31% Black or African American, 8.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 1.97% Asian, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Regent University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Black or African American Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.3%) and White Male (18.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Regent University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,337 students. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 4,583 and the part-time enrollment is 5,754. This means that 44.3% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Regent University was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Regent University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,596 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    3,205 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    907 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Regent University is 44.5% White, 31% Black or African American, 8.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.36% Two or More Races, 1.97% Asian, 0.387% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 817 students (7.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 747 more women than men received degrees from Regent University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Regent University is white (1,219 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (747 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Regent University is Other Education (178 degrees awarded), followed by Other Legal Professions & Studies (176 degrees) and Community Health Services (85 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Regent University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (322 degrees awarded), Legal (297 degrees), and Education (505 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Regent University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,616,427 people), Secondary school teachers (453,779 people), Education administrators (285,225 people), Special education teachers (202,256 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (183,894 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University in 2022 are Theology (322 degrees awarded), Legal (297 degrees), Education (505 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Psychology (241 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Regent University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (322 degrees awarded), Legal (297 degrees), Education (505 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Psychology (241 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Regent University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,936,126 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (350,160 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (262,563 people), Outpatient care centers (187,280 people), and Individual & family services (167,028 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (322 degrees awarded), Legal (297 degrees), Education (505 degrees), Communication Technologies (20 degrees), and Psychology (241 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Regent University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 178 degrees awarded
  2. 176 degrees awarded
  3. 85 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Regent University was Other Education with 178 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

849
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,596
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 849 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University, which is 0.532 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,596).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University in Organizational Behavior Studies, which is 0.806 times less than the 103 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 177 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University in Other Education, which is 4.42 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from Regent University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Regent University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.69% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,219 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    747 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    165 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Regent University is white (1,219 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (747 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    741 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    536 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    478 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Regent University is white female (741 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (536 degrees).

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Operations

Regent University has an endowment valued at nearly $100M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.11%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Regent University had a total salary expenditure of 120M. Regent University employs 47 Assistant professors, 44 Associate professors and 38 Professors. Most academics at Regent University are Male Professor (31), Male Associate professor (29), and Male Assistant professor (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 177 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 105 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 53 employees.

Endowment

$100M
2022 Endowment
4.76%
growth from 2021

Regent University has an endowment valued at about $100M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Regent University grew 4.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $272M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$55.7M
2022 Salaries
11.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Regent University paid a median of $55.7M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($120M) and a 11.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.3M
Instructional Salaries
143
Number of Employees

In 2022, Regent University paid a total of $13.3M to 143 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
177 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Regent University were Assistant professor with 47 employees, Associate professor with 44 employees, and Professor with 38 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 177 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 105 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Regent University was Male Professor with 31 employees, Male Associate professor with 29 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 24 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Regent University.

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