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King's College - Pennsylvania
  • 4 Year
  • WILKES-BARRE, PA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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King's College is an above-average private, Catholic college located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in the Scranton Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,042 undergraduate students. The King's College acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Health Professions, Business, and Accounting. Graduating 64% of students, King's College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,100.

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133 N RIVER ST
WILKES-BARRE, PA 18711
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Division III Independents

King's College - Pennsylvania Rankings

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KC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$26,791 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,338 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
79%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,042 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
189
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Unique
    35%
  • Always willing to help someone out.
    29%
  • Smart
    24%
  • Meh
    6%
  • Trouble
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
71%
Poll
57%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 28 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 28 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Small and extremely personable
    47%
  • Diverse
    27%
  • THE BEST
    13%
  • Boring
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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