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King's College is a private institution that was founded in 1938. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 465 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. King's College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $29,240 (2012-13).
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The King's College seeks to transform society as it educates students for the long-term goal of leading strategic public and private institutions by providing a foundation in classic social and political theory, Western history, economic analysis, philosophical inquiry, logic, abstract thought, theology, and the disciplines of writing and the spoken word. The College aims to equip students with life-long habits of mind, intellectual skills, and enduring motivations, rather than merely vocational skills or pre-professional training.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Christian nondenominational|
When applying to King's College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at King's College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 66.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||66.6%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at King's College is 15:1, and the school has 48.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at King's College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||46|
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King's College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 465, with a gender distribution of 41.9 percent male students and 58.1 percent female students. At this school, 76.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 24.0 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
King's College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. King's College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at King's College.
|Students who have cars on campus||0%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At King's College, 81.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $20,286.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$29,240 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,600 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data