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Regent University Admission Requirements

Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Chances of getting into Regent University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Admission Difficulty for Regent University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into Regent University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Regent University is 50%.  It ranks #8 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Regent University is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 2,078 out of 4,120 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 57 percent (SAT 940/1220 ACT 21/29). Regent University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Regent University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Regent University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Regent University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
51%
SAT Scores for Regent University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Regent University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Regent University?

Regent University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. Regent University ranks #20 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Regent University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >63%
1080 to 1220 Avg + 50%-63%
940 to 1080 Avg - 37%-50%
800 to 940 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 800 Low <26%
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Regent University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for Regent University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Regent University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Regent University?

Admission data indicates that Regent University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Regent University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Regent University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >63%
25 to 29 Avg + 50%-63%
21 to 25 Avg - 37%-50%
17 to 21 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 17 Low <26%
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Regent University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Regent University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Regent University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Regent University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Regent University accepts 50% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Regent University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 22.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 20.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 10.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 7.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 14.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 6.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 6.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

58% of Regent University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Regent University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 33%
Top 50% of class 58%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Regent University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,511 1,609 4,120
Accepted 1,270 808 2,078
Acceptance Rate 51% 50% 50%
Enrolled 241 161 402
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 20% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Regent University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Regent University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Regent University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Regent University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231651 IPEDS survey data for Regent University.

FAQs

Does Regent University prefer SAT or ACT?

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Regent University. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Regent University?

50% of those who apply are granted admission to Regent University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Regent University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1220. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Regent University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 29. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.