Regent University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,900

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,837

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.91%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

81%

2,008 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,389

39% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.7%

47 Graduates

About

Regent University is a higher education institution located in Virginia Beach city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Regent University were General Business Administration & Management (78 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (76 degrees), and General Psychology (66 degrees).

In 2016, 1,686 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 majority of degree recipients were white (972 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (425 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $15,900, which is $-9,956 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $15,900, which is $-9,956 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,837.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 76% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,900

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Regent University was $15,900. The cost of tuition at Regent University is $-9,956 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$17,837

2016 Value

0.828%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Regent University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,837. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Regent University grew by 0.828%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,368

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Regent University was of $9,368 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Regent University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2015, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.91%

2015 Default Rate

66

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Regent University was 3.91%, which represents 66 out of the 1690 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Regent University received 2,008 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.2% annual growth. Out of those 2,008 applicants, 1,627 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81% acceptance rate.

There were 8,389 students enrolled at Regent University in 2016, and 47% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Regent University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,627

Accepted Out of 2,008

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Regent University was 81% (1,627 admissions from 2,008 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 84.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 18.2%, while admissions grew by 13.9%.

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SAT Scores

47%

Submission Percentage

196

Scores Submitted

47% of enrolled first-time students at Regent University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Regent University has a total enrollment of 8,389 students. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 3,273 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,116. This means that 39% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Regent University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.5% White, 31.6% Black or African American, 6.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.215% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Regent University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (25%) and Black or African American Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.5%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (19.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Regent University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,389 students. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 3,273 and the part-time enrollment is 5,116. This means that 39% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 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 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Regent University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,321

  2. Black or African American

    2,651

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    520

The enrolled student population at Regent University is 51.5% White, 31.6% Black or African American, 6.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2% Asian, 0.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.215% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 113 students (1.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 516 more women than men received degrees from Regent University. The majority of degree recipients at Regent University are white (972 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (425 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Regent University is General Business Administration & Management (78 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (76 degrees) and General Psychology (66 degrees).

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 (210 degrees awarded), Legal (133 degrees), and Education (543 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,881,707 people), Secondary school teachers (303,601 people), Education administrators (266,368 people), Miscellaneous managers (197,747 people), and Postsecondary teachers (122,372 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (210 degrees awarded), Legal (133 degrees), Education (543 degrees), Communications (143 degrees), and Communication Technologies (16 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Regent University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (210 degrees awarded), Legal (133 degrees), Education (543 degrees), Communications (143 degrees), and Communication Technologies (16 degrees).

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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 (2,770,619 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (292,323 people), Hospitals (154,694 people), Religious organizations (147,834 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (126,087 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (210 degrees awarded), Legal (133 degrees), Education (543 degrees), Communications (143 degrees), and Communication Technologies (16 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 78 degrees awarded

  2. 76 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Regent University was General Business Administration & Management with 78 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 585

  2. 1,101

In 2016, 585 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University, which is 0.531 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,101).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 91 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University in Organizational Behavior Studies, which is 1.42 times more than the 64 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 138 degrees were awarded to women at Regent University in School Counseling & Guidance Services, which is 5.52 times more than the 25 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 25% of students graduating from Regent University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Regent University is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 4.26% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    972 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    425 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    100 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Regent University is white (972 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (425 degrees).

5.4% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    582 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    390 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    322 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Regent University is white female (582 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (390 degrees).

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Operations

Regent University has an endowment valued at nearly $146M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-620k (-0.424%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Regent University had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $44.5M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

Regent University employs 45 Professors, 44 Assistant professors, and 43 Associate professors. Most academics at Regent University are Male Professors (35), Male Assistant professors(29), and Male Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 180 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 135 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$146M

2015 Endowment

16%

decline from 2014

Regent University has an endowment valued at about $146M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Regent University declined 16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $125M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $201k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Regent University received $201k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$44.5M

Salary Expenditure

$112M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Regent University had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $44.5M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$44.5M

2015 Salaries

2.9%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Regent University paid a median of $44.5M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 2.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.993% decline from 2013 and a 0.0753% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.6M

Instructional Salaries

144

Number of Employees

In 2015, Regent University paid a total of $11.6M to 144 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

45 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

180 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Regent University were Professor with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 44 employees; and Assistant professor with 43 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 180 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 135 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Regent University was Male Professor with 35 employees, Male Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 27 employees.

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

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