Regent Law School

Regent Law School, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was founded in 1986, after Oral Roberts University School of Law closed and donated its library to Regent University. The law school was approved by the American Bar Association ("ABA") in 1989, receiving full accreditation in 1996. It had an enrollment of 489 students in 2006. Currently, the school offers a J.D. degree, which is typically completed in three years of full-time study or four years of part-time study.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.regent.edu/law
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawschool@regent.edu
Location (Location) Virginia Beach, VA
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1986
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 152
Median GPA : 3.29
Acceptance Rate : 55%


Regent Law School Admissions

Regent Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 55% of its applicants. Comparatively, Regent is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 526 285 (54.18%) 85 (16.2%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.00 3.29 3.55
LSAT 149 152 154

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $34,890 $34,890
Part Time $23,490 $23,490
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $21,440
Living off-campus: $21,440
Living at home: $13,475

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : $50

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Regent Law School Community

Regent Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Regent is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 13
  • Part Time : 27

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 16
  • # Minority Faculty : 6

RATIO

20.4 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : Yes
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Regent Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Regent University 1L section size is 86% smaller than law schools in Virginia and 121% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Regent Law School: 66
Virginia Average: 123
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 480
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 66
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 80
  • Law Journals : 37
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 16.4%
  • Second Year : 3.7%
  • Third Year : 0.8%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Regent Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Regent University class of 2015 had an employment rate of 86% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 100.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 26.0%
  • Business: 26.0%
  • Government: 13.0%
  • Public Interest: 9.0%
  • Academia: 6.0%
  • Virginia: 31%
  • New York: 5%
  • District of Columbia: 4%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 100.0%
  • First Time Takers: 103
  • Average School: 75.7%
  • Average State: 74.4%
  • Pass Difference: 1.3%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Virginia : 72.4%
  • Passed : 33 of 44 (75.0%)
  • State Average : 74.4%
  • Difference : 2.6%