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King's College is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded as a men's college in 1946, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 48-acre campus is located in a residential area of Wilkes-Barre.

Website: www.kings.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,269
Undergraduate
Students
(48.3%) 1,095 Women
(51.7%) 1,174 Men
300
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 4,292 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.38
SAT Math
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
556 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$55,688
Tuition and Fees
$38,724
Room and Board
$13,464
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$28,306
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,623
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
135
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Wilkes-Barre Population
41,243
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Leo the Lion
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
4.1% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.8% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students
8.2% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
53%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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