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King College

1350 King College Rd, Bristol, TN

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King College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Bristol, Tennessee, which is a predominantly urban area. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately 1,900 students are enrolled annually at King College.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score in a range of 1280 - 1600 on the SAT, or 20 - 26 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. An estimated 70% of all students that applied were admitted at King College, with 29% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found at admissions.king.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $26,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attending this school. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $4,500 each year. Students enrolled at King College may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

The King College "Tornado" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

Contact information, financial aid information, programs offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.king.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates King College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at King College is around 2,900 students. The student body is made up of 84% undergraduate students and 5% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $25,000-$30,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $600-$720 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$18,810
Receiving Student Loans69%$7,183
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, King College may provide services to students including:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

King College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 52%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years45%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

King College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Conference Carolinas)
  • Basketball (Conference Carolinas)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Other Sports
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by King College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Philosophy and Religious Studies

      Physical Sciences

      Psychology

      Public Administration and Social Services

        Recreation and Fitness Studies

        Security and Protective Services

        Social Sciences

        Theology and Religious Vocations

        Visual and Performing Arts

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        FINANCIAL AID RATE
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        STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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