King's College: Review & Facts

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King's College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,310 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1946 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

King's College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at King's College.

King's College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Management, Accounting and Finance, Business, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

King's College student retention rate is fair at 72% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at King's College is average - 66%.

Student to faculty ratio at King's College is pretty good: 12:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,200
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, about $32,700 a year. The additional fees at King's College not covered by tuition are nearly $500, which comes to $33,200 annually.

Read the details about King's College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
According to recent data, 3,244 applications were submitted and 2,322 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

King's College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at King's College is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at King's College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (570) 208-5900 or check King's College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
King's College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at King's College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
King's College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- approximately $5,900 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at King's College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, King's College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

King's College Location and Maps



Post Address: King's College, 133 N River St, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801, USA
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