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King’s College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how King's College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is King’s College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

King's College was awarded 3 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked King's College PA as #482 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list.

King's College PA also holds the #42 spot on the Best Colleges in Pennsylvania ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into King’s College PA?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at King's College is 71%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that King's College PA is a good fit for you.

Learn more about King’s College admissions.

King’s College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at King's College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at King's College is 62%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  62 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at King’s College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 73% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like King's College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At King's College PA the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 61%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  61 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at King’s College PA

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,198 undergraduates at King's College PA with 2,025 being full-time and 173 being part-time.

King’s College PA Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

King’s College PA scored 51.24 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  51.24 out of 100
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How Much Does King’s College Cost?

The overall average net price of King's College PA is $25,898. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for King’s College PA

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,546 $22,262 $24,204 $25,995 $29,038

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of King's College PA, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At King's College PA, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $9,744 a year. That adds up to $38,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at King's College PA is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do King’s College PA Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from King's College PA make about $51,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for King's College PA students since it is 25% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.

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See which majors at King’s College make the most money.

Location of King’s College

King's College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of King's College

Contact details for King's College PA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 133 N River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0801
Phone: 570-208-5900
Website: www.kings.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kingscollegepa
Twitter: http://twitter.com/KingsCollege_PA

King’s College Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, students from 38 majors graduated from King's College. Of these students, 428 received undergraduate degrees and 111 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Accounting 58 $42,800
Business Administration & Management 36 $35,500
Criminal Justice & Corrections 29 $27,800
Marketing 25 $33,100
General Psychology 20 $27,800
Communication & Media Studies 15 $26,000

Learn more about the majors offered at King's College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at King’s College PA

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 5 students took at least one online class at King's College. This is a decrease from the 49 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5 0
2016-2017 49 26
2015-2016 153 34
2014-2015 47 19
2013-2014 111 26

Learn more about online learning at King’s College.

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