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King’s College Overview

King's College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is King’s College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$38,835 Avg Cost After Aid
96% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at King's College PA have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at King's College PA.
  • In <nil>, 66% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from King's College PA makes roughly $58,640 a year. This is 44% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average King's College PA student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into King’s College PA?

You can apply to King’s College PA online at:

Admission Requirements for King’s College PA

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into King’s College PA?

96% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
King's College PA has the high acceptance rate of 96%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 95%, and the acceptance rate for women is 97%.

Can I Afford King’s College?

$38,835 Net Price
85% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of King's College PA is $38,835. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At King's College PA, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $9,714 a year. That adds up to $38,856 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at King's College PA is 1.2%. 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.

King’s College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,697 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,831 undergraduate students at King's College PA, with 1,697 being full-time and 134 being part-time.


There are also 299 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,697 full-time undergraduates at King's College PA, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of King's College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 46
Black or African American 81
Hispanic or Latino 183
White 1,248
International Students 47
Other Races/Ethnicities 92

Geographic Diversity

Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at King's College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 8 countries are represented at King's College PA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Canada, and Qatar.

Online Learning at King’s College

138 Took All Classes Online
310 Took At Least One Class Online
1,079.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 310 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at King's College PA has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 62nd most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of King’s College PA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at King's College was 1,079.7%. This is the #96 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at King's College PA regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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