Regent Law School

General Info

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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.

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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 2026 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.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 13
  • Part Time: 27


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


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 Law School 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 Law School class of 2021 had an employment rate of 86% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2021, 100.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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%