King University

Bristol, TN

King University

Bristol, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$31,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 589
Declined 360
Total Received 949
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Private

1,617

undergraduate students

357

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,974
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tri-Cities Regional

King University
1350 King College Road
Bristol, TN
37620

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Women in STEM
  • King Security and Intelligence Studies Student Group
  • Enactus
  • STEA-KE

Top Events

  • Dogwood Festival/Alumni Weekend
  • Family Weekend
  • Late Night Exam Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 589
Declined 360
Total Received 949

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,555

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,106
Room & board $9,386
Additional fees $1,734
Books & supplies $1,560
Other fees $2,380
Total $45,166
Average Financial Aid - $5,555
Total with Avg. Aid $39,611
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Applied Mathematics, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Technology
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Medical Informatics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Neuroscience
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,974

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,617
students

Female
65%
1,045

Male
35%
572

18%

357
students

Female
71%
254

Male
29%
103

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,487
students

Female
65%
965

Male
35%
522

9%

130
students

Female
62%
80

Male
38%
50

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 66%
Student 4 year graduation rate 48%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

60

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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