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?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at King's College PA.
- In 2019-2020, 63% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from King's College PA with a bachelor's degree make about $56,120 a year. That's 38% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- The average King's College PA student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
King’s College Rankings
King's College PA is ranked #298 out of 2,018 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
King's College PA has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#107||Best Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at King's College PA.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards King's College PA has earned from around the web.
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|#18||Highest Paid Other Health Professions Graduates||College Factual|
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|#112||Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Schools||College Factual|
|#117||Best Allied Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
|#120||Highest Paid Allied Health Professions Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is King’s College?
Contact details for King's College PA are given below.
|Address:||133 N River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0801|
How Do I Get Into King’s College PA?
You can apply to King’s College PA online at: www.kings.edu/Admissions/applying_to_kings
Admission Requirements for King’s College PA
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into King’s College PA?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.
Can I Afford King’s College?
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 97% of students took out student loans averaging $9,269 a year. That adds up to $37,076 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at King's College PA is 5.3%. 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
There are also 261 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,901 full-time undergraduates at King's College PA, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of King's College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||89|
|Hispanic or Latino||182|
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
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 2019-2020.
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.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of King's College PA majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||42%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at King's College PA ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at King's College PA.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#21|
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%.
King’s College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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