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The King's College

  • New York, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 518
    total students
  • $31,900 | $31,900
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 550
    sat math
  • 590
    sat reading
  • 590
    sat writing
  • 26
    act composite

Overview

The life changing mission of King's

The King's College seeks students who desire to engage the world. The faculty members expose these students to great and profound ideas and challenge them to measure these ideas against the truth of Scripture. This rigorous education is coupled with the leadership and career opportunities that New York City affords, because the college wants its students to be prepared to enter boardrooms, courtrooms, and newsrooms -- and to help shape and lead them.

Among Christian colleges, King's stands alone as a place of influence in the secular city. Rather than sheltering its students from mainstream society, the college equips them to change it. The King's College is looking for students who will make a difference.

New York City is the campus

Because the world's greatest musicians, filmmakers, artists, athletes, scholars, and entertainers find their way to New York, King's students have a great time enjoying the city during their 4 years in college. They study art on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; history where Washington gave his farewell address to the troops of the Revolutionary War; business on Wall Street; journalism near major news networks; and politics in one of the most political cities in the world. Their quad is Central Park, and their cafeteria stretches the streets and avenues with the ever-changing international cuisine of New York. Students also find quiet coffee shops, vibrant churches, music venues, sports games, Broadway shows, and a plethora of other ways to enjoy their campus. There is no better place to be a college student than New York City.

Challenging academics and Inspiring Faculty

At the core of the King's experience is inquiry into the ideas that have shaped history. Through the carefully crafted curriculum, founded upon a Biblical worldview, students will investigate the ideas upon which nations rise and fall. These ideas flavor the discussions they will have in and out of the classroom.

The gifted faculty and administrators are not just scholars; they're also practitioners. The King's College's business professors come straight from Wall Street. Politics professors have run for office. Faculty members write for newspapers and appear on television. Not only do they epitomize the best teaching and thinking in their fields, they are examples to the students every day.

Life-changing Internships

King's students don't just land internships; they land life-changing opportunities. Students have held internships at CBS, Fox, NBC, ABC, Saturday Night Live, United Nations, Oppenheimer & Co., Deustsche Bank, Ralph Lauren, W Magazine, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Radio City, and the White House to name a few.

From the classroom to the world with International Ventures

King's students engage the world through the unique International Ventures program. Each summer, students, faculty members, and staff members venture to places like Uganda, Turkey, Albania, France, China, and Israel to meet with ambassadors, work with top public and private universities, and investigate economic issues in developing countries. Students debate issues ranging from Christianity and religion to free markets, marriage, and family. These trips show students how the ideas they learn in the classroom translate to the real world.

Community unlike any other

Houses are the heart of student life at The King's College. During each student's time here, his or her House will be a source of camaraderie and encouragement. These Houses of about 40 students are named after noble leaders that in some ways embody the ideals of The King's College, and it is within the House system that underclassmen are mentored, shown the ropes, and brought into the community. Many of the housemates students meet when they first arrive will become lifelong friends. Students will rub shoulders with people who challenge and inspire them. They will have opportunities to participate in group Bible studies and inter-House social events. Their Housemates will help them navigate the city and weather the storms of life.


Location & Contact

56 Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Mr.Luke Smith

Director of Admissions

Phone: 212-659-3615
Fax: 212-659-3611
Email: lsmith@tkc.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,033
    • Accepted2,156
    • Acceptance Rate71%
    • Enrolled518
    • Female Applicants2,008
    • Females Accepted1,413
    • Female Acceptance Rate70%
    • Male Applicants1,025
    • Males Accepted743
    • Male Acceptance Rate72%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.69
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 590 540 630
    • SAT Math 550 510 600
    • SAT Writing 590 520 640
    • ACT Composite 26 24 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,900
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,900
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$400.00
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *$12,400.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students518
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.56%
    • Black or African American2.91%
    • White or Caucasian77.71%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian2.91%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races5.23%
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.68% representing 10 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students94% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 90%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Yes
    • Most popular organizations King's Debate Society, King's Theater, sports clubs, King's Dancers, The Tent
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Christian College Athletic Association and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty42
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio30:1 or 500 students to 30 faculty


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