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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
58% of Regent University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||33%|
|Top 50% of class||58%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||20%||19%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Regent University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Regent University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
51% of students submit their SAT scores to Regent University. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.