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King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA

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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. Robert Reese
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@kings.edu
Phone: 570-208-5858
Fax: 570-208-5971

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Psychology, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,160
Applied
2,737
Accepted
2,059
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,525
Females Applied
1,370
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,635
Males Applied
1,367
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.19
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
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan December 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan December 1st Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 551 500 610
SAT Math 553 510 600
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,062
Private
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Fees

2,018
Full-time student fees
14,008
Room & board
7,364
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 Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

29,778
Avg. Financial Aid Package
31,088
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,339
Avg. Loan Aid
18,142
Avg. Grant Aid
25,037
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,059
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.59%
Black or African American 4.57%
White or Caucasian 70.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 2.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.62%
Other 3.95%

Gender

Male (51.24%)
Female (48.76%)

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 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Friends and Family Weekend and All College Ball

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

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 Division 3 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 Division 3 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

236
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 143
Part-time - 93
Male - 123
Female - 115
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