78%

Acceptance Rate

$22,265

Avg.Financial Aid

040953

FAFSA Code

About Kings College (PA)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,569

Website

www.kings.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in New York, NY, King's College is a private, Roman Catholic university. In addition to over 555 undergraduate students, KC also boasts of over 288 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 555. The school has an academic staff of 42 who teach various courses to the students. King's College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At KC around 69% are white, 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 8% are Non-resident alien. Further, around 91% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 47% of the students are females and 53% are males. Florence Nightingale, Desmond Tutu, Virginia Woolf, and Thomas Hardy are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 114 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education).

Location & Contact

Address

133 N River St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5702085900
Fax: 5708259049
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. King's College has been ranked at the 560th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

78%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to King's College is fairly easy as the university takes in a few number of students. To kickstart the admission process at KC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $30. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for King's College, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 133 N River St, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801, or call (570) 208-5900.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,912

Average Annual Cost

$35,668

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$1,558

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,940

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,580

Total One Year Cost

$54,046

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to KC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $54,072 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($38,724), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($13,464), and budget for other expenses ($3,140). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$22

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Accounting and Related Services

55 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

53 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

29 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

27 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

26 Graduates

Psychology, General

23 Graduates

Marketing

19 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

17 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

16 Graduates

Biology, General

14 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

13 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

12 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

12 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

10 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Computer Science

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

International Business

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

1 Graduates

Psychology, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,269

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

25%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

4% Unknown

4% Black

7% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

67%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,791 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 72% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

72%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,678/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,262/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,262/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Monarchs

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Division III Independents

Total Male Athletes

318

Total Female Athletes

152

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At KC, $13,464 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at KC. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At KC, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 53% male and 47% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,750

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$278 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,265

Students Receiving Federal Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,050

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,913

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,104

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,569

$30K - $48K

$27,191

$48K - $75K

$24,319

$75K - $110K

$22,415

> $110K

$19,569

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,373,805

The financial aid department of King's College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,418, whereas the financial aid is $21,077. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,768, while the institutional aid is $21,077. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to King's College amount to $7,815,831 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $2,361,152.

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