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King College is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,802, its setting is city, and the campus size is 135 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. King College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 67. Its tuition and fees are $24,960 (2012-13).
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Established in 1867, King is a master's-level, comprehensive Christian college serving the Southeast and beyond. Modeled as a small university, King cultivates an environment of academic excellence where scholarship, stewardship and faith are integrated. Following our mission of building meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ, faculty and staff lead students to participate in activities that help them pursue maturity on social, intellectual and spiritual levels. The result is a dynamic community with a broad view of the world, sharpened professional acumen, and commitment to serving others.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to King College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at King College is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 66.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||66.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at King College is 16:1, and the school has 61.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at King College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Information Technology; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Mason/Masonry. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.8 percent.
King College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,802, with a gender distribution of 36.3 percent male students and 63.7 percent female students. At this school, 35.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 65.0 percent of students live off campus. King College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
King College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. King College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at King College, 82 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at King College.
|Students who have cars on campus||82%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At King College, 80.2 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,513.
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||$24,960 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,180 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data