Tuition & Fees

$27,276

$27,276

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 773
Declined + 828
Total Received 1,601
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Private (nonprofit)

2,343

undergraduate students

461

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1371
ACT 3970

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
40%
400-499
49%
300-399
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
29%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
48%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
48%
12-17
27%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
57%
12-17
13%
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School Facts

King University (founded in 1867 as King College) is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Its 135-acre main campus is located two miles from the center of Bristol, in the Appalachian foothills.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,804
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Bristol, TN

135-acre, wooded, suburban campus in Bristol (population: 26,626), 100 miles from Knoxville. Served by bus; air serves Blountville (20 miles). School operates transportation to airport.

King University
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN 37620

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
40%
400-499
49%
300-399
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
29%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
48%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
48%
12-17
27%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
57%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 773
Declined + 828
Total Received 1,601

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Micah Crews
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 362-0014
F: 423 652-4727
admission@king.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,659,917
State $2,273,725
Institutional $7,227,903
Other external $406,623
Total $14,568,168

Non-need-based

Federal $865
State $233,487
Institutional $1,318,284
Other external $149,536
Total $1,702,172

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
cycling
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)
Mascot
Twister
School colors
scarlet and navy
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Science
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Art/Design
Education
English
Forensic Science
French
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Education Licensure
Physical Education Non-licensure
Physics
Political Science/History
Psychology
Religious Studies
Security/Intelligence Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Technical/Professional Communication
Theatre
Youth Ministry
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Undergraduate

84%

2,343
students

Female
63%
1,471

Male
37%
872

Graduate

16%

461
students

Female
74%
340

Male
26%
121

undergraduateFull-time

90%

2,120
students

Female
64%
1,346

Male
36%
774

undergraduatePart-time

10%

223
students

Female
57%
125

Male
43%
98

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

76

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
England
Germany
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elvin A. Browne
Director of International Recruitment
423 652-4861; 800 362-0014
eabrowne@king.edu

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