Regent University was founded as Christian Broadcasting Network University in 1978 by the American televangelist Pat Robertson. The school describes student living as private, coeducation and interdenominational withing Christianity. Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Regent brings students to a beautiful mid-Atlantic city at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. While the campus is located several miles inland, student housing can be found throughout the city, near its historic buildings, entertainment centers, appealing vistas, and quiet neighborhoods. The city, which is home to more than 437,000 residents, supports the student lifestyle with a vivid culture and university apartments in some of the most convenient areas for Regent University students. Currently, about 2,000 undergraduates and 2,100 graduate students enroll at the university.
In the past several decades, Regent University has expanded into eight academic schools, which together offer associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 30 areas of study. Undergraduates are able to complete classwork online, or engage in five programs - Animation, Cinema-Television, Mathematics, Theater, Interdisciplinary Studies and Elementary Education - which are offered exclusively at the schools Virginia Beach campus. Other popular specialties include Biblical and Theological Studies, Christian Ministry, Organizational Leadership, Marketing and International Business. “Our mission is to serve as a leading center of Christian thought and action providing an excellent education from a Biblical perspective and global context in pivotal professions to equip Christian leaders to change the world,” says the school’s website.
Off campus housing near Regent gives students a large assortment of options for recreation and entertainment. The school is located, almost in the exact center of downtown Chesapeake, Norfolk and the Virginia Beach coast. Closer to campus, students can find a university apartment near attraction including Lake James, Indian River Park, and a variety of local eateries.
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