Regent University School of Law law is more than a profession. it’s a calling.
Honors Program regent.edu/lawhonorsprogram
About the Program Regent Law’s Honors Program provides exclusive academic and professional experiences to select entering students and those who have performed near the top of their first year law school class. Program Benefits Participants take select classes with other high-performing students and enjoy a high level of in-class intellectual engagement. Honors Program classes are smaller than classes at most law schools, which enables faculty members to engage students at an enhanced level. Honors Program participants enjoy greater curricular flexibility by having fewer required courses during the second and third year.
Program Components Honors students take selected courses in sections open only to them. In the first semester of the first year, honors students participate in a special section of Christian Foundations of Law taught by Regent Law Dean Jeffrey Brauch. Honors students enjoy a special honors section of at least one of the other firstyear common law doctrinal courses; e.g., Torts, Contracts, Property, or Civil Procedure. Honors students also take select upperlevel courses in small, honors-only sections. Honors students also enjoy special professional events. First-year Honors Program participants have been privileged to meet with prominent speakers, including Distinguished Professor of Law and Government and former United States Attorney General John Ashcroft and Distinguished Professor of Government and Leadership and retired United States Admiral Vern Clark.
“The Honors Program at Regent has been a wonderful way for me to connect with students from a wide variety of backgrounds but who have similar goals and academic ambitions. It’s an ideal way to create study groups and a learning environment that fosters the Christian academic prowess needed in the legal field today.” Rebecca Vermette, Class of 2014
Regent University School of Law offers an ABA-approved, rigorous legal education taught by an excellent faculty in the context of a Christian worldview.
Its 3,000-plus alumni exemplify Regent Law’s motto—“Law is more than a profession. It’s a calling.”—by providing excellent and principled legal counsel.
Regent Law Honors Student Profile (Average statistics for participants 2011-2013) Mean LSAT: 161.3 Mean UGPA: 3.64 How do I get Into the Program? Admitted incoming students with the following minimum LSAT/UGPA are offered admission to the Honors Program: LSAT 160 and UGPA 3.2 LSAT 158-159 and UGPA 3.4 LSAT 156-157 and UGPA 3.6 Admitted incoming students with an LSAT of 158 and above and other strong academic indicators may also be considered for admission to the Honors Program. Rising second-year students can enter the Honors Program by finishing in the top 15% of their class at the end of the first year of law school. All students must maintain a law school GPA of 3.0 to continue in the Honors Program. Honors Program Clerkship and Internship Placements Honors students have secured clerkships and internships at the Supreme Courts of Texas and Virginia, United States Federal District Courts, state Courts of Appeal and trial courts, various U.S. Attorney’s Offices, the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, the FBI, and private firms and organizations nationwide. During the summer of 2013, Regent Law had the fourth highest number of fellows in the prestigious Blackstone Fellowship, behind only Harvard, Yale, and the University of Virginia, and all Regent Blackstone fellows were Honors Program students.
Our Two-Year Accelerated J.D.Program option, Civil Litigation Clinic, Center for Global Justice, varied practica, comprehensive externship opportunities, and nationally recognized advocacy skills boards are just a few of the opportunities awaiting future students.
The law school, composed of approximately 400 students, is situated on a stately, Georgian-style campus in Virginia Beach, Va., minutes from the Atlantic Ocean.
Contact Us 1000 Regent University Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464 757.352.4660 firstname.lastname@example.org regent.edu/lawhonorsprogram The American Bar Association (ABA) fully approves the School of Law. The Council of the Section of Legal Accreditation and Admissions to the Bar, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654, 312.988.6738. Regent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associates, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Regent University. Regent University admits students without discrimination on the basis of race, color, disability, gender, religion, or national or ethnic origin. LAW130638
The Regent Law Honors Program has given me the opportunity to study subjects in a small classroom setting that really facilitates student/professor interaction and general camaraderie throughout the class. I was privileged to study Christian Foundations of Law with an engaging and intellectually challenging group of people who have become some of my closest friends at Regent. Ethan Stowell ’14