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 5,700 students are enrolled at Regent University.

Many of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score within the range of 960 - 1200, 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 22% registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Regent University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Regent University was reported as 85.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,240 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 staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 88.9%
  • 2010-2011: 82.9%
  • 2011-2012: 81.9%
  • 2012-2013: 82.3%
  • 2013-2014: 85.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.8%

How Does Regent University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Regent University is fifty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Virginia Wesleyan College92.9%
Norfolk State University65.0%
Hampton University36.1%
Christopher Newport University59.0%
Elizabeth City State University57.2%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Regent University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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