King University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3690 of 14,131 In the World
#1069 of 2,597 In North America
#997 of 2,496 In the United States
#20 of 56 In Tennessee

Quick Review

Religion
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Acceptance rate
60%
Average SAT
1055
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$22,020 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,435
Graduates
311
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.king.edu

King University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 60% 60% 60%
Applicants 781 330 451
Admissions 470 199 271
Freshmen enrolled full time 158 80 78

679 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

778 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
56 or 35%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in King University are 960-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
99 or 63%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in King University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1452 (83%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 115 (7%)
Black or African American 71 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 38 (2%)
Two or more races 34 (2%)
Asian 16 (0.9%)
Hispanic 6 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,020/year
Average aid awarded
$21,562
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $21,566
$30-48K $20,385
$48-75K $21,476
$75-110K $23,738
$110K+ $24,867

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $30,106$19,500
Tuition in-state $30,106$19,500
Tuition out-of-state $30,106$19,500
Fee in-district $1,734
Fee in-state $1,734
Fee out-of-state $1,734

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 443
Combined charge for room and board $9,386
Room charge $4,714
Meal charge $4,672

King University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 131 119
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 113
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 54
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 42
Business & Commerce, General 36
Information Technology 34
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 28
Social Work 25
Psychology, General 24
Elementary Education and Teaching 23
Curriculum and Instruction 14
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 12
History, General 12
Communication and Media Studies, Other 11
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 11
English Language and Literature, General 10
Medical Informatics 10
General Studies 9
Pediatric Nurse & Nursing 6
Nursing Administration 5
Nursing Practice 5
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 4
Mathematics, General 4
Nursing Education 4
Religion & Religious Studies 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
Digital Arts 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 3
History and Political Science 3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
History Teacher Education 2
Physics, General 2
Bible & Biblical Studies 1
Biochemistry 1
Chemistry, General 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 1
Youth Ministry 1
Grand Total 9 559 203 5
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 50% 50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 64%

Publications & Citations

Publications
268
Citations
6,756

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
79 / 2,470
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
61 / 459
Biology
48 / 2,583
Physics
33 / 570
Engineering
32 / 536
Chemistry
31 / 873
Psychology
27 / 1,115
Computer Science
27 / 576
Health Science
16 / 363
Materials Science
16 / 308
Business
15 / 407
Art & Design
14 / 35
Environmental Science
12 / 257
Mathematics
11 / 227
Sociology
11 / 26
Demography
10 / 222
History
10 / 0
Journalism and Digital Media
9 / 215
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
8 / 355
Biochemistry
8 / 319
Social Psychology
7 / 319
Math Teachers
7 / 141
Molecular Biology
7 / 163
Immunology
7 / 240
Art History
7 / 0
Astrophysics and Astronomy
6 / 30
Classics and Ancient History
6 / 1
Management Information Systems
6 / 130
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6 / 177
Pharmacology
6 / 205
Surgery
6 / 321
Nursing
6 / 229
Healthcare Management (MHA)
5 / 58
Public Health
5 / 95
Political Science
5 / 11
Economics
5 / 9
Education Majors
5 / 26
Genetics
5 / 259
Philosophy
5 / 3
Media Studies
5 / 2

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 12
1992 2 16
1993 0 12
1994 3 9
1995 2 14
1996 8 14
1997 2 36
1998 2 23
1999 5 23
2000 17 29
2001 8 57
2002 11 109
2003 9 154
2004 3 189
2005 8 188
2006 7 231
2007 6 245
2008 8 273
2009 12 267
2010 6 271
2011 14 314
2012 18 427
2013 5 431
2014 20 431
2015 20 507
2016 17 443
2017 16 521
2018 21 472
2019 14 506
2020 13 526
2021 16 516

Notable alumni

  1. Patricia Cornwell

    Patricia Cornwell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    journalistnovelistart collectorwriter
    Biography

    Patricia Cornwell is an American crime writer. She is known for her best-selling novels featuring medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, of which the first was inspired by a series of sensational murders in Richmond, Virginia, where most of the stories are set. The plots are notable for their emphasis on forensic science, which has influenced later TV treatments of police work. Cornwell has also initiated new research into the Jack the Ripper killings, incriminating the popular British artist Walter Sickert. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies.

  2. Jason Mumpower

    Jason Mumpower
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jason Everett Mumpower currently serves as the Tennessee's 35th Comptroller of the Treasury. He was first elected to the position by the Tennessee General Assembly on January 13, 2021. He is responsible for leading the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, which comprises 12 divisions and more than 560 employees, and ensuring the Office fulfills its mission to make government work better.

  3. John A. Moon

    John A. Moon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1855-1921 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    John Austin Moon was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 3rd congressional district of Tennessee.

  4. Benjamin E. McLin

    Benjamin E. McLin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1851-1912 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Benjamin Earnest McLin was a lawyer, businessman and politician, who was a member of the Florida State Senate, and was the second Commissioner of Agriculture of Florida.

General info

Alternative names KU
Founded 1867
Motto Ecclesiae et Litteris
For the Church and for Learning
Colors blue, red
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 257
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1350 King College Rd
Bristol, Tennessee, 37620-2699
United States
City population 27,000
Phone 4239681187
Fax +1 (423) 968 4456

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