Kings College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
(570) 208-5858
(888) 546-4772
Fax: (570) 208-5971

Contact: Michelle Lawrence-Schmude
Director of Admissions
Main Address
133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
(570) 208-5900

www.kings.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,339
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 560
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,070
Graduate enrollment: 334

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management A,B
International Business B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B,C

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Neuroscience B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

King's College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (570) 208-5900
Website: www.kings.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.kings.edu/Admissions/applying_to_kings
Address: 133 N River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0801
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,569
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,564 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $37,226
Out-of-state Tuition: $37,226
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $22,265

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

King's College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at King's College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 333
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 252
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 5447

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at King's College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $37,226
Out-of-state $37,226
Books and supplies $1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $43,776
Out-of-state $43,776

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 599 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 599 96% $22,265
Student loan aid 566 91% $9,994

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,888 86% $20,391
Federal student loans 1,744 79% $7,127

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for King's College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled King's College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,292 2,136 2,156
Percent admitted 100% 75% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 13% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

King's College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,569
Undergraduate enrollment 2,269
Graduate enrollment 300

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

King's College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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