Regent University

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Regent University can be found in Virginia Beach, VA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 11,000 students are enrolled at Regent University.

Many of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score within the range of 990 - 1220, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 - 25. We were able to estimate the Regent University average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Regent University accepts roughly 90% of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, about 19% registered for enrollment. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Regent University acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 77%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Regent University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Regent University was reported as 85.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,340 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Regent University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Regent University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Regent University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.0%
  • 2017-2018: 78.3%
  • 2018-2019: 81.7%
  • 2019-2020: 85.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 76.7%

How Does Regent University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Regent University is fifty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Norfolk State University91.8%
College of William and Mary37.7%
Salisbury University73.5%
Howard University36.1%
Georgetown University14.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Regent University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 630
Math470 - 590
Total Score990 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math16 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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