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Regent University School of Divinity

1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9870
p: 757-226-4537
f: 757-226-4597
Denomination: 
Inter/Multidenominational
Member School Representatives:
Dean; Director of ThM & PhD Programs:
Corné Bekker
757-352-4401
Associate Dean of Instruction & Operations, Director of DMin Program:
James T Flynn
757-352-4527
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Lester Edwin Ruiz
Fall 2019 Data:
Enrollment: 
1108 (726.3 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
15
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
0.66
Total Faculty FTE: 
15.66
Approved Degrees: 
DMin, MA (Apologetics and Cosmogony), MA in Christian Discipleship, MA in Church Leadership, MA in Church Planting, MA in Evangelism and Mission, MA in Practical Theology, MA in Spiritual Formation, MDiv, MTS, PhD (Renewal Theology), ThM
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1993
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2017-fall
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2027-fall
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2020-11 (Various Issues), 2021-11 (Planning and Evaluation), 2023-04 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement)
Accreditation Notes: 
The Board of Commissioners has granted ongoing approval for a modified-residency PhD program (February 2010). As well, the Board has allowed online instruction to fulfill residency requirements for the DMin; initially approved as a three-year experiment (June 2016), the Board has since granted ongoing approval (June 2019). The Board has also approved the following exceptions to residency, thereby allowing the school to offer: the MDiv, each professional MA, and ThM completely online (June 2015), the MA in Spiritual Formation in hybrid format (June 2016; formerly the MA in Christian Spirituality and Formation), as well as the MA in Christian Discipleship, MA in Church Leadership, MA in Church Planting, and MA in Evangelism and Mission completely online (June 2020).