Tuition & Fees

$29,714

$29,714

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
700-800
5%
600-699
15%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
19%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined + 469
Total Received 1,152
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Private (nonprofit)

1,799

undergraduate students

363

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,162
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  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: 27,109), 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
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
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
23%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
700-800
5%
600-699
15%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
60%
300-399
7%
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
46%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
19%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
42%
12-17
10%

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

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 683
Declined + 469
Total Received 1,152

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,194,331
State $1,806,695
Institutional $6,486,169
Other external $425,758
Total $12,912,953

Non-need-based

Federal $1,530
State $217,104
Institutional $1,232,633
Other external $150,842
Total $1,602,109

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/Mathematics
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Art/Design
Education
English
Exercise Science
Forensic Science
French
General Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
History
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science/History
Psychology
Religious Studies
Security/Intelligence Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Theatre
Youth Ministry
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Undergraduate

83%

1,799
students

Female
61%
1,100

Male
39%
699

Graduate

17%

363
students

Female
77%
280

Male
23%
83

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,608
students

Female
62%
984

Male
38%
624

undergraduatePart-time

11%

191
students

Female
61%
116

Male
39%
75

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

69%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended 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
  • 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 transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
England
Germany
Mexico
Spain
U.s. Virgin Islands
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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