Regent University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$17,220
1.41% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,062
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.5%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
85.5%
2,344 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
10,365
33.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
59.2%
116 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 Psychology (96 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (79 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (69 degrees).

In 2019, 2,238 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Regent University. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,216 degrees), 2.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $17,220, which is $−11,280 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Regent University is $17,220, which is $−11,280 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,062.

In 2019, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,220
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Regent University was $17,220. The cost of tuition at Regent University is $−11,280 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,062
2019 Value
10.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Regent University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,062. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Regent University grew by 10.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,963
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Regent University was of $8,963 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.267% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Regent University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.41% with respect to 2018, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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6.5%
2017 Default Rate
152
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Regent University was 6.5%, which represents 152 out of the 2337 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Regent University received 2,344 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 19.5% annual decline. Out of those 2,344 applicants, 2,005 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.5% acceptance rate.

There were 10,365 students enrolled at Regent University in 2019, and 48% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Regent University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,005
Accepted Out of 2,344

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Regent University was 85.5% (2,005 admissions from 2,344 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 81.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −19.5%, while admissions declined by −15.7%.

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SAT Scores

48%
Submission Percentage
186
Scores Submitted

48% of enrolled first-time students at Regent University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Regent University has a total enrollment of 10,365 students. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 3,504 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,861. This means that 33.8% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Regent University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.7% White, 32.5% Black or African American, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Regent University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.6%), followed by White Male (25.2%) and Black or African American Female (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.4%), followed by White Male (21.5%) and Black or African American Female (16.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Regent University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,365 students. The full-time enrollment at Regent University is 3,504 and the part-time enrollment is 6,861. This means that 33.8% of students enrolled at Regent University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 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
    5,150
  2. Black or African American
    3,364
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    803

The enrolled student population at Regent University is 49.7% White, 32.5% Black or African American, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 1.96% Asian, 0.425% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.26% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 640 more women than men received degrees from Regent University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Regent University is white (1,216 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Regent University is General Psychology (96 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (79 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (69 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 (288 degrees awarded), Legal (235 degrees), and Education (526 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 (1,473,906 people), Secondary school teachers (484,766 people), Education administrators (277,059 people), Special education teachers (206,209 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (188,229 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (288 degrees awarded), Legal (235 degrees), Education (526 degrees), Communication Technologies (17 degrees), and Communications (129 degrees).

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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 Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, Actuaries, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (288 degrees awarded), Legal (235 degrees), Education (526 degrees), Communication Technologies (17 degrees), and Communications (129 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 (2,737,285 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (305,857 people), Religious organizations (153,751 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (130,604 people), and Computer Systems Design (130,005 people).

The most specialized majors at Regent University are Theology (288 degrees awarded), Legal (235 degrees), Education (526 degrees), Communication Technologies (17 degrees), and Communications (129 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. 96 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 79 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 69 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Regent University was General Psychology with 96 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

799
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,439
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 799 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University, which is 0.555 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,439).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Regent University in Organizational Behavior Studies, which is 0.938 times less than the 112 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 113 degrees were awarded to women at Regent University in School Counseling & Guidance Services, which is 6.28 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 44% of students graduating from Regent University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Regent University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 6.03% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,216 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    584 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Regent University is white (1,216 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (584 degrees).

3.31% of degree recipients (74 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    724 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    492 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    425 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Regent University is white female (724 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (492 degrees).

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Operations

Regent University has an endowment valued at nearly $66.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.25M (3.38%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Regent University had a total salary expenditure of $124M. Regent University employs 45 Professors, 42 Associate professors, and 34 Assistant professors. Most academics at Regent University are Male Professors (37), Male Associate professors(27), and Male Assistant professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 171 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 128 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$66.6M
2019 Endowment
7.49%
decline from 2018

Regent University has an endowment valued at about $66.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Regent University declined 7.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $244M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $15k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Regent University received $15k 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

Salary Expenditure

$53M
2019 Salaries
7.14%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Regent University paid a median of $53M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($124M) and a 7.14% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.92% growth from 2017 and a 14.3% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.4M
Instructional Salaries
138
Number of Employees

In 2019, Regent University paid a total of $12.4M to 138 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) 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
171 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Regent University were Professor with 45 employees; Associate professor with 42 employees; and Associate professor with 34 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Regent University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 171 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 128 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Regent University was Male Professor with 37 employees, Male Associate professor with 27 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 21 employees.

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

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