Regent University School of Divinity

Regent University School of Divinity Quick Facts

Denominational Affiliation
Multi-Denominational

Founded
1977

Theological Orientation
Conservative

Degrees Offered
MDiv; MA; MTS; ThM; DMin; PhD

Number of Students
c. 947

Tuition Costs for 2015 - 2016
$495/hr (Master's Programs); $525/hr (DMin); $650/hr (PhD)

Location
Virginia Beach, VA

School URL
regent.edu/acad/schdiv/

Introduction to Regent University School of Divinity


Regent Divinity School is one of several graduate schools under the auspices of Regent University, the noted non-denominational evangelical university founded by Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson. In addition to the numerous degrees offered by the Divinity School, students may apply for other graduate degrees offered by the school and pursue a Joint Degree along with the MA or MDiv program.


Academic Life


Regent currently offers numerous master's level degrees, including the MDiv (available on campus or 100% online, with concentrations in Biblical Studies, Chaplain Ministry, Christian Theology, Church & Ministry, History of Christianity, Intercultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketplace Ministry, Missional Discipleship, and Worship & Media); Master of Arts in Practical Theology (available on campus or 100% online, with concentrations in Church & Ministry, Intercultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketplace Ministry, and Worship & Media); MTS (online only, with concentrations in Biblical Studies, Christian Theology, History of Christianity, and Interdisciplinary Studies; ThM (available on campus or 100% online, with concentrations in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, Christian Spiritual Formation, Christian Theology, Church & Ministry, Evangelism & Church Development, History of Christianity, Intercultural Studies, and Pastoral Theology).

In addition to the above master's level programs, Regent offers the DMin (available in a modified online format, with concentrations in Christian Leadership and Renewal, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), Community Transformation, Military Ministry, Ministry Leadership Coaching) and PhD (also available in a modified online format, with concentrations in Biblical Studies, Christian Theology, History of Global Christianity).

Student Life


Students at Regent Divinity School are fortunate to have the resources of Regent University to draw upon during their studies. Graduate students have access to the same services as do undergraduate students, including Career Services, the Psychological Services Center, Health Center, and Writing Center. Divinity School-specific options for student involvement include the Center for Global Missions, Center for Renewal Studies, Center for Worship, and the Youth and Urban Renewal Center.

Students and their families will also find numerous activities in the surrounding Virginia Beach area, with a number of museums (including the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center) as well as over 200 city parks and, of course, no shortage of beaches.

Housing


Regent offers onsite apartments for its graduate students, including divinity school students. Eligible students may apply for housing in Regent Village (two - three bedroom apartments). Students are responsible for electricity; all other utilities are included in the rent. Resident Life also helps students find off-campus apartments.

Financial Aid


Regent offers very generous financial aid to its students depending on the program and the student's background, up to 100% of the cost of tuition. Regent uses several criteria in deciding how much a student receives, including academic achievement, need, and potential for ministry. In addition to scholarships, Regent offers matching church grants, military discounts, and student loans.

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