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Regent University

School of Communication and the Arts

Virginia Beach, VA

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Regent University

Overview

Regent University / School of Communication and the Arts is located in Virginia Beach, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Journalism
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Political communication
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Media and arts management and promotion
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Technical communication
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Strategic communication
Master of Arts (MA) Theatre
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Film-television Directing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Film-television Script and screenwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Film-television Producing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting
Master of Arts (MA) Film and TV Production
Master of Arts (MA) Film and TV Script writing
Master of Arts (MA) Film and TV Producing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 93
Doctoral Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

498
Applied
180
Accepted
124
Enrolled
36%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, writing sample, resume, audition (for MFA programs)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, writing sample, recommendations, interview, transcripts, personal goals statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

443
Total Graduate Students
77%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.64%
Black or African American 28.67%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9%
Asian 2.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.71%
Unknown 2.48%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

81
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 66
Male (56)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Screenwriting, digital media production, communication, acting, directing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA  23464-9800
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Herron
Dean
Email: rherron@regent.edu
Phone: 757-352-4500