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King College, founded in 1867, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Its 195-acre campus is located two miles from the center of Bristol, in the Appalachian foothills.

Website: www.king.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,617
Undergraduate
Students
(64.6%) 1,045 Women
(35.4%) 572 Men
357
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 949 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,501
Tuition and Fees
$31,840
Room and Board
$9,386
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$23,666
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,417
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
88
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Bristol Population
26,675
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Tornado
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.1% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students
2.7% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
48.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
74%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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