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Regent University is located along the southern East Coast of the United States. Historic Jamestown and Yorktown are less than two hours from its main campus, offering students the opportunity to explore two pivotal moments in American history. Previous visiting faculty members include former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and John Ashcroft, former U.S. attorney general under the Bush Administration. Many graduates are hired by the federal government in Washington, D.C.
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,660
General Education Requirements: All students must complete at least one course in composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics, natural science, public speaking, theology, and fine arts.
Academic and Financial Highlights:
ACTA’s Assessment: Students receive a challenging yet thoughtful general education at Regent University. Its geographic location places it in close proximity to the nation’s capital and a vast network of federal, private, and public employers. Regent University is one of few private institutions committed to low tuition costs and maintaining rigorous academic expectations in higher education.
Bang for Your Buck highlights affordable and academically rigorous colleges and universities across the nation. In an age when student debt accounts for more than $1.5 trillion, acquiring a useful set of skills at a reasonable price has never been more important for students entering an extremely competitive job market. Twice a month, ACTA recognizes a high-ranking institution from our What Will They Learn?® project for its commitment to low tuition rates and serious academic study.
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