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Costs & Scholarships

The choice to pursue a degree in higher education is one of the most important decisions you can make. Finding an institution that matches your high academic standards and fits within your budget is equally important.

An education at Regent University is both an affordable and beneficial way to begin the path towards your future. Not only is Regent's tuition approximately one-half of the national average for private institutions according to the CollegeBoard, scholarships and grants are widely available for undergraduate students who qualify. At Regent, we strive to provide you with the best learning environment possible, effectively preparing you for the journey ahead.


You noted that you intend to take your classess primarily in full-semester classes (This more traditional, full-semester format is popular with younger students ages 18 to 22), which makes you eligible for block tuition.


Tuition Rate

Tuition Rate AY 2014-15
Cost
Student enrolled in 12-18 credit hours per semester
$7,950*
Student enrolled in less than 12 credit hours per semester
$530/credit hour*
Student enrolled in more than 18 credit hours per semester
$7,950 plus $530 per additional credit hour

Scholarships and Grants

Important Information

  • Award options listed on this page are for new students who enroll for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Award renewals will occur automatically each year after the conclusion of the spring term for subsequent academic years.
  • Combinability of awards varies depending on a student'ss award package, enrollment, charges, and financial need. In some cases, full-semester students may combine up to three (3) Regent-funded awards or a maximum of $1,500 of university-funded gift aid in addition to their Merit-based scholarships (Phi Theta Kappa included).
  • Typically, all scholarships and grants are awarded for only fall and spring semesters
  • All scholarships and grants pay toward tuition only.
  • Award consideration requires admission into one of Regent University's undergraduate degree programs.
  • Award decisions are determined by information gathered during the admissions process and may require additional documentation; applicants will receive confirmation requests from the Financial Aid Office.
  • For maximum award consideration, please complete the FAFSA, which becomes available in January of the year prior to your expected term of enrollment.

Award decisions are determined automatically using academic information gathered during the admissions process. A separate award application for merit scholarship consideration is not required.

Regent University calculates an “Academic Index,” based solely on a combination of high school GPAs and SAT/ACT test scores, for each applicant with fewer than 15 transferrable college credits. Incoming freshman with more than 15 transferrable credits from dual enrollment, AP, or IB coursework during high school will also receive an academic index.

Average academic profiles and associated merit scholarships for the incoming 2013-2014 freshman class were:

Scholarship & Amount

High School GPA

SAT (Math/Reading)

ACT (composite)

Founder's Scholarship ($7,000)

4.0

1370

31

Trustee's Scholarship ($6,000)

3.96

1190

25

Honors Scholarship $4,000)

3.61

1070

22

Achievement Award ($2,000)

3.21

950

19

Listed award amounts are annual totals. Awards are split between fall and spring semesters and are unavailable during the optional summer semester.

Transfer merit scholarships are based on a student's cumulative GPA at the time of admission. The cumulative GPA includes academic information from all of a student's prior coursework at all institutions they attended. Academic information will be formatted into a 4.0 scale.

 

Scholarship Name

Award Amount

Eligibility Range (cumulative GPA)

Founder's Transfer Scholarship

$5,500

3.75 – 4.0

Trustee's Transfer Scholarship

$4,000

3.5 – 3.74

Honors Transfer Scholarship

$3,000

3.0 – 3.49

Achievement Transfer Award

$1,500

2.75 – 2.99

Award reviews for scholarship renewal occur after spring semester grades post. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA for Regent coursework of 3.0 or higher for merit scholarship renewal. The only exception is for Achievement Awards which require a 2.67 or higher.

Updated test scores or GPAs received prior to July 1st can be used to re-evaluate a student's merit award on a case-by-case basis initiated by an appeal submitted by the student.

  • An eligible student may receive an award up to $6,000 annually.
  • An eligible student will have been inducted into PTK prior to admission into Regent’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).
  • An eligible student will meet a cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement determined at the time of CAS admission. GPAs will be calculated from a thorough review of all prior college work.
  • Award renewals require a cumulative 3.0 GPA maintenance at Regent University.

Scholar’s weekend offers hard-working high school students the opportunity to compete for one of five (5) full-tuition scholarships or several partial scholarships. Typically, the College of Arts and Sciences invites twenty-five (25) high school seniors to participate in Scholar’s Weekend. In addition to being admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences, eligible students must complete an additional application to attend the event.

Invitation to Scholar’s Weekend involves a review of a wide range of information; however, the typical attendee has an academic profile that includes a combination of:

  1. A High School GPA OF 3.8 or higher, and
  2. One of the following test scores:
    1. An SAT score (Verbal & Math only) of 1200 or higher, or
    2. An ACT Composite score of 28 or higher.

For more detailed information and access to the Scholar’s Weekend application, please go to the Scholar’s Weekend Webpage.

Regent University is pleased to award two scholarships to National Merit Scholarship Finalists and Semi-finalists in recognition of their achievement.

National Merit Finalists are eligible to receive a 100% tuition scholarship from Regent University. This award does not apply to fees and/or student housing.

Disbursement requires the maintenance of a 3.3 GPA and full-time enrollment.

National Merit Semi-finalists are eligible to receive a 50% tuition scholarship from Regent University. This award does not apply to fees and/or student housing.

Disbursement requires the maintenance of a 3.0 GPA and full-time enrollment.

  • Need-based grants are determined automatically if a student has submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Financial need is determined using a combination of FAFSA information and University-set parameters.
  • Award amounts will vary depending on University-determined financial need
  • Financial need and need-based grants are re-evaluated each year after students submit a new FAFSA application. If you receive a need-based grant, it can and will change annually depending on your FAFSA-determined EFC (Expected Family Contribution).

NOTE: CAS strongly encourages all students to complete the FAFSA in order to ensure the most accurate review of financial aid eligibility. Students who opt out of completing the FAFSA will not be considered for Regent University's need-based grants.

  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student must be:
    • The grandchild, child, or sibling of a CBN or Regent University alumnus
      • Individuals are considered alumni if they have graduated and received a degree from CBN or Regent University
  • Award renewal requires the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be one of the following:
    • An HSLDA member
    • A dependent child
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    • A spouse of an HSLDA member
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive a reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour.
  • An eligible student will receive a $100 bookstore credit per semester.
    • Credit is only available in Regent University's bookstore.
    • Unused credits will not rollover from one semester to the next.
  • An eligible student will be one of the following:
    • An Active Duty Military Service Member (How we define Active Duty
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      • An eligible Active Duty Service Member will email a copy of their Leave and Earning Statement (LES) to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
    • A Military Veteran, honorably discharged
      • An eligible Veteran will email a copy of their DD-214 to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
    • A Retired Military Veteran, honorably discharged
      • An eligible Retired Veteran will email a copy of their DD-214 to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.

NOTE: An eligible student that is approved for 100% post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits or the Yellow Ribbon program will not receive this tuition reduction; however, they will remain eligible for the bookstore credit. For questions regarding VA Certification, please contact Jessica Reid in Regent University's Business Office at (757) 352-4052 or by email at busoff@regent.edu

  • An eligible student will receive an award of $1,000 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be the spouse or dependent child
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    • Active Duty Military Service Member, includes: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, National Guard, and Active Reservists.
    • Military Veteran, honorably discharged.
    • Retired Military Veteran, honorably discharged.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be a graduate with an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. of a Virginia Community College.
  • An eligible Virginia Community College is one that is part of the Virginia Community College System.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be a graduate with an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. of a North Carolina Community College.
  • An eligible North Carolina Community College is one that is part of the North Carolina Community College System.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $500 annually split between fall and spring semesters.
  • An eligible student will be a graduate of the Honor Academy's Undergraduate or Graduate programs.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Regent University matches your church or ministry's contribution to your education, dollar-for-dollar, up to $750 per semester. For fall and spring enrollment, this means you may be eligible to receive up to $1,500 from Regent University in conjunction with your church or ministry's gift.
  • An application must be completed by you and the eligible, participating church or ministry. For more details on this award and access to the application form, please navigate to the Church Matching Grant website.
  • The Church Match Grant is a university-wide award and is exempt from the three awards and $1,500 combined award maximum. While this award will affect the university-determined financial need for students, it can be combined with any other Regent-funded scholarship or grant.

Student Fees (AY 2014-15)

Fee Amount Description
Application Fee $50 one-time fee, non-refundable
Enrollment Deposit $150 deducted from tuition costs
Graduation Fee $60 one-time fee upon submission of graduation application
Technology Fee $250/Term supports information technology
Undergrad Support Fee $19/Term contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations
Undergraduate Student Activity Fee $100/Term contributes to undergraduate student activity operations
Health Center Fee $20/semester students living on campus only
Course Fee Some Theater, Animation, and Cinema Television classes, and science labs may carry an additional fee. $70-200/course Show the list of all course fees
Optional Fees
Housing varies Applied to residential students. Click for housing costs.
Parking Fee $100/Term Applied to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus
Late Payment $100/Session incurred, per session, in the event of late tuition payment
Late Registration $100/Session incurred, per session, by returning students only, in the event of late registration
New Student Programming Fee $75 One-time fee applied to all incoming students

Course Fees

ANIM 100 Fundamentals of Animation $200
ANIM 103 Introduction to Digital Art $200
ANIM 112 Fundamentals of 2-DF Computer-Based Animation $200
ANIM 115 Compositing and Sound for Animation $200
ANIM 201 Art Studio 1: Life Drawing (1 cr) $70
ANIM 203 3-D Animation $200
ANIM 210 Writing for Animation $200
ANIM 211 Art Studio 2: Storyboarding (1 cr) $70
ANIM 213 Character Design, Rigging, and Anim. $200
ANIM 302 Art Studio 3: Gesture Drawing (1 cr) $70
ANIM 312 Art Studio 4: Advanced Perspective (1 cr) $70
ANIM 314 Advanced 3-D Animation Techniques $200
ANIM 320 Limited Market Animation $200
ANIM 400 Portfolio Preparation (1 cr) $70
ANIM 402 Art Studio 5: Comparative Anatomy for Illustrators and Animators (1 cr) $70
ANIM 412 Art Studio 6: Cartooning (1 cr) $70
ANIM 440 Use of Music in Animation $200
ANIM 450 [cross listed with CTVU 650] special Effects for Film and Television $200
ANIM 480 Production Practicum (1-3 credits) $70-200
ANIM 496 Culminating Project $200
ARTA 310 $200
ARTA 320 $200
BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Laboratory $70
BIOL 102 Human Biology with Laboratory $70
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I $70
CTVU 102 Cinema-Television Equip Workshop (1 cr) $70
CTVU 156 Introduction to Post Production Tools $200
CTVU 210 Storytelling and Scriptwriting $200
CTVU 250 Introduction to Television Studio Prod $200
CTVU 256 Advanced Post Prod Tools & Techniques $200
CTVU 258 Audio Production $200
CTVU 270 Editing Theory $200
CTVU 327 Introduction to Production $200
CTVU 330 The Role of the Television Producer $200
CTVU 331 Producing Episodic Television $200
CTVU 332 Segment Producing for Television $200
CTVU 345 Lighting Aesthetics and Design for CTV $200
CTVU 350 Intermediate Television Studio Prod $200
CTVU 360 Directing and Actors $200
CTVU 446 Cinematography $200
CTVU 450 Advanced Television Studio Production $200
CTVU 480 Production Practicum (1 cr) $70
CTVU 496 Senior Project $200
THEU 105 Stagecraft $200
THEU 131 Beginning Acting for Non-Theatre Majors $200
THEU 132 Basic Acting 1 $200
THEU 180 Practicum in Theatre Performance (1 cr) $200
THEU 181 Practicum in Theatre Production (1 cr) $70
THEU 221 Movement for the Stage $200
THEU 227 Makeup for the Theatre $200
THEU 232 Basic Acting 2 $200
THEU 251 Improvisation $200
THEU 312 Unarmed Combat for the Stage $200
THEU 321 Costume Design $200
THEU 323 Scenic and lighting Design $200

* - Tuition may be subject to change

You noted that you intend to take your classess primarily in 8 week classes (This choice is popular with adults and working professionals).


Tuition Rate

Tuition Rate
Cost
Student enrolled in 8 week classes
$395/credit hour*

Scholarship Information

  • Award options listed on this page are for new students who enroll for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Award renewals will occur automatically each year after the conclusion of the spring term for subsequent academic years.
  • All scholarships and grants pay toward tuition only.
  • Award consideration requires admission into one of Regent University's 8-week on-campus or online undergraduate degree programs.
  • Awards decisions are determined by information gathered during the admissions process and may require additional documentation; applicants will receive confirmation requests from the Financial Aid Office.
  • Students eligible for multiple awards listed below can receive only one. Regent University will determine which award represents the largest, most beneficial discount for the student based on their overall award package. Exception: students may receive the Church Match Grant in combination with any of the awards listed below.
  • An eligible student will receive a reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour.
  • An eligible student will receive a $100 bookstore credit per semester.
    • Credit is only available in Regent University's bookstore.
    • Unused credits will not rollover from one semester to the next.
  • An eligible student will be one of the following:
    • An Active Duty Military Service Member
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      • An eligible Active Duty Service Member will email a copy of their Leave and Earning Statement (LES) to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
    • A Military Veteran, honorably discharged
      • An eligible Veteran will email a copy of their DD-214 to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
    • A Retired Military Veteran, honorably discharged
      • An eligible Retired Veteran will email a copy of their DD-214 to faforms@regent.edu or fax it to (757) 352-4118.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.

NOTE: An eligible student that is approved for 100% post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits or the Yellow Ribbon program will not receive this tuition reduction; however, they will remain eligible for the bookstore credit. For questions regarding VA Certification, please call Jessica Reid in Regent University's Business Office at (757) 352-4052 or by email at busoff@regent.edu.

  • An eligible student will receive an award of $750 annually split between fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • Award disbursement requires a minimum of 1/2-time enrollment (6 or more credit hours per semester)
  • An eligible student will be the spouse or dependent child
    help of one of the following:
    • Active Duty Military Service Member, includes: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, National Guard, and Active Reservists.
    • Military Veteran, honorably discharged.
    • Retired Military Veteran, honorably discharged.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $750 annually split between fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • Award disbursement requires a minimum of 1/2-time enrollment (6 or more credit hours per semester).
  • An eligible student will be a graduate with an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. of a Virginia Community College.
  • An eligible Virginia Community College is one that is part of the Virginia Community College System.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • An eligible student will receive an award of $750 annually split between fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • Award disbursement requires a minimum of 1/2-time enrollment (6 or more credit hours per semester).
  • An eligible student will be a graduate with an A.A., A.S., or A.A.S. of a North Carolina Community College.
  • An eligible North Carolina Community College is one that is part of the North Carolina Community College System.
  • Award renewals require the maintenance of good academic standing as noted in the Undergraduate Catalog.
  • Regent University matches your church or ministry's contribution to your education, dollar-for-dollar, up to $750 per semester. For fall and spring enrollment, this means you may be eligible to receive up to $1,500 from Regent University in conjunction with your church or ministry's gift.
  • An application must be completed by you and the eligible, participating church or ministry. For more details on this award and access to the application form, please navigate to the Church Matching Grant website.
  • The Church Match Grant is a university-wide award and is exempt from the single award rule and can be combined with any other Regent-funded scholarship or grant.
  • Regent University is proud to partner with over 30 local corporations and business. A major benefit of this partnership is the option for full-time employees, their spouses, and their dependents to be eligible for up to a 25% reduction in tuition charges.
  • In order to determine your potential eligibility, please review the full list of our Corporate Partnerships.

Student Fees (AY 2013-14)

Fee Amount Description
Application Fee $50 one-time fee, non-refundable
Enrollment Deposit $50 deducted from tuition costs
Graduation Fee $60 one-time fee upon submission of graduation application
Technology Fee $250/Term supports information technology
Undergrad Support Fee $19/Term contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations
Optional Fees
Late Payment $100/Session incurred, per session, in the event of late tuition payment
Late Registration $100/Session incurred, per session, by returning students only, in the event of late registration

* - Tuition may be subject to change

You noted that you intend to take your classess for professional development/continuing education credits or as a non-degree seeking student.


Tuition Rate

Tuition Rate
Cost
Professional Development/Continuing Education/Non-Degree Seeking Students:
$250/credit hour*

Student Fees (AY 2013-14)

Fee Amount Description
Technology Fee $250/Term supports information technology
Undergrad Support Fee $19/Term contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations
Optional Fees
Late Payment $100/Session incurred, per session, in the event of late tuition payment
Late Registration $100/Session incurred, per session, by returning students only, in the event of late registration

* - Tuition may be subject to change

You noted that you intend to take your classess as an Early College student. This choice is designed for students still enrolled in high school wishing to take classes for college credit.


Tuition Rate

Tuition Rate
Cost
Early College Students
$155/credit hour*

Student Fees (AY 2013-14)

Fee Amount Description
Parking Fee $100/Term Applied to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus
Late Payment $100/Session incurred, per session, in the event of late tuition payment
Late Registration $100/Session incurred, per session, by returning students only, in the event of late registration

For more information:

Learn about our Early College opportunities and Early College student application.

* - Tuition may be subject to change


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