Tuition & Fees

$30,616

$30,616

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
44%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 608
Declined + 438
Total Received 1,046
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Private (nonprofit)

1,579

undergraduate students

369

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Information Technology
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Codes

SAT 1371
ACT 3970

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Location

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 1,948
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)

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Bristol, TN

135-acre, wooded, suburban campus in Bristol (population: 26,842), 100 miles from Knoxville. Served by bus; air serves Blountville (27 miles). School operates transportation to airport.

King University
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN 37620

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
26%
300-399
5%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
44%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
20%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 608
Declined + 438
Total Received 1,046

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

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

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,476

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,948
Room $4,532
Board $4,492
Additional fees $1,668
Books & supplies $1,520
Total $41,160
Average Financial Aid - $16,476
Total with Avg. Aid $24,684
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 362-0014
F: 423 652-6039
financialaid@king.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Richard Brand
Director of Financial Aid
rjbrand@king.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

acrobatics/gymnastics, cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

acrobatics/gymnastics

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, corn hole, disc golf, dodgeball, fishing, flag football, foosball, indoor soccer, racquetball, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), weight lifting, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

David Hicks (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Science/Mathematics
Bible/Religion
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Art/Design
Education
English
Exercise Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Forensic Science
General Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nurse Education
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Practice
Pediatric Nursing Practitioner
Physics
Political Science/History
Psychology
Security/Intelligence Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre
Youth Ministry
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Information Technology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

1,948

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,579
students

Female
62%
978

Male
38%
601

19%

369
students

Female
71%
261

Male
29%
108

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,460
students

Female
62%
902

Male
38%
558

8%

119
students

Female
64%
76

Male
36%
43

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
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
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
Colombia
England
India
Mexico
New Zealand
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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