King's College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,630

0.259% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,615

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.04%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.9%

4,354 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,469

85% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.7%

367 Graduates

About

King's College is a higher education institution located in Luzerne County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at King's College were Accounting (55 degrees awarded), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (53 degrees), and Neuroscience (29 degrees).

In 2017, 580 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at King's College. 54.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (462 degrees), 14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at King's College is $34,630, which is $13,897 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at King's College is $34,630, which is $13,897 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,615.

In 2017, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,630

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at King's College was $34,630. The cost of tuition at King's College is $13,897 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$26,615

2017 Value

2.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 King's College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,615. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of King's College grew by 2.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,338

Room and Board

$1,250

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at King's College was of $9,338 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.97% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at King's College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.4% with respect to 2016, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

5.04%

2016 Default Rate

32

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at King's College was 5.04%, which represents 32 out of the 635 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

King's College received 4,354 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13% annual growth. Out of those 4,354 applicants, 3,088 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,469 students enrolled at King's College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

King's College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,088

Accepted Out of 4,354

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of King's College was 70.9% (3,088 admissions from 4,354 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 70.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 13%, while admissions grew by 13.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at King's College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

King's College has a total enrollment of 2,469 students. The full-time enrollment at King's College is 2,099 students and the part-time enrollment is 370. This means that 85% of students enrolled at King's College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at King's College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.9% White, 6.16% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Black or African American, 2.35% Asian, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.081% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0405% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at King's College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.8%), followed by White Female (34.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.46%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (62.2%), followed by White Male (16.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at King's College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,469 students. The full-time enrollment at King's College is 2,099 and the part-time enrollment is 370. This means that 85% of students enrolled at King's College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at King's College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), King's College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,825

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    152

  3. Black or African American

    79

The enrolled student population at King's College is 73.9% White, 6.16% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Black or African American, 2.35% Asian, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.081% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0405% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 120 students (4.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 54 more women than men received degrees from King's College. The majority of degree recipients at King's College are white (462 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at King's College is Accounting (55 degrees awarded), followed by Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (53 degrees) and Neuroscience (29 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at King's College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), and Biology (43 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at King's College are Registered nurses (1,361,253 people), Physicians (493,480 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (224,263 people), Postsecondary teachers (217,215 people), and Other managers (204,172 people).

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Health (183 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at King's College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Health (183 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at King's College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,866,195 people), Elementary & secondary schools (503,741 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (475,628 people), Offices of physicians (364,515 people), and Outpatient care centers (268,620 people).

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Health (183 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by King's College.

Most Common

  1. 55 degrees awarded

  2. 53 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at King's College was Accounting with 55 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 263

  2. 317

In 2017, 263 degrees were awarded to men at King's College, which is 0.83 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (317).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to men at King's College in Accounting, which is 1.89 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 50 degrees were awarded to women at King's College in Physician Assistant, which is 5 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 61% of students graduating from King's College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at King's College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.9% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    462 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at King's College is white (462 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (33 degrees).

5.69% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    256 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    206 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at King's College is white female (256 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (206 degrees).

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Operations

King's College has an endowment valued at nearly $77.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.8M (13.9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, King's College had a total salary expenditure of $60.3M. King's College employs 54 Associate professors, 42 Professors, and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at King's College are Male Associate professors (32), Female Associate professors(22), and Male Professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at King's College are: Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 51 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$77.8M

2017 Endowment

14%

growth from 2016

King's College has an endowment valued at about $77.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of King's College grew 14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $583k - Federal

  2. $640k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, King's College received $583k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $640k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24M

2017 Salaries

0.528%

growth from 2016

In 2017, King's College paid a median of $24M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($60.3M) and a 0.528% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.99% decline from 2015 and a 5.66% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.1M

Instructional Salaries

135

Number of Employees

In 2017, King's College paid a total of $10.1M to 135 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

54 Employees

Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

51 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at King's College were Associate professor with 54 employees; Professor with 42 employees; and Professor with 36 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at King's College were Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 51 employees; Management with 41 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at King's College was Male Associate professor with 32 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Male Professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at King's College.

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