2,197
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,469
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

King's College is a Comprehensive institution located in Wilkes-Barre, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0801
United States
Contact Mr. Corry Unis
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@kings.edu
Phone: 570-208-5858
Fax: 570-208-5971

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,354
Applied
3,080
Accepted
2,197
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

1,995
Females Applied
1,466
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,359
Males Applied
1,614
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 546 490 590
SAT Math 490 600
ACT Composite 21 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,668
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Fees

1,558
Full-time student fees
12,940
Room & board
6,678
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

25,469
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,789
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,703
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,059
Avg. Loan Aid
16,259
Avg. Grant Aid
19,645
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,197
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.83%
Black or African American 3.59%
White or Caucasian 72.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.52%
Other 4.36%

Gender

Male (53.53%)
Female (46.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Friends and Family Weekend and All College Ball

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Association of Campus Events, Student Government Association, Accounting Association, International/Multicultural Club and Biology Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

225
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 135
Part-time - 90
Male - 107
Female - 118