King's College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$34,720

6.37% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,914

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.09%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

70.9%

3,852 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,422

81.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

65.3%

345 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 Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (48 degrees awarded), Accounting (40 degrees), and Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (39 degrees).

In 2016, 580 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at King's College. 55.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (470 degrees), 10.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at King's College is $34,720, which is $14,560 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at King's College is $34,720, which is $14,560 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,914.

In 2016, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,720

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at King's College was $34,720. The cost of tuition at King's College is $14,560 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$25,914

2016 Value

2.67%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 King's College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,914. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of King's College grew by 2.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,158

Room and Board

$1,250

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at King's College was of $9,158 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 1.51% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at King's College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

6.09%

2015 Default Rate

42

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at King's College was 6.09%, which represents 42 out of the 690 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 3,852 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.7% annual growth. Out of those 3,852 applicants, 2,731 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,422 students enrolled at King's College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

King's College has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,731

Accepted Out of 3,852

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of King's College was 70.9% (2,731 admissions from 3,852 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 71.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 18.7%, while admissions grew by 17.6%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

King's College has a total enrollment of 2,422 students. The full-time enrollment at King's College is 1,982 students and the part-time enrollment is 440. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at King's College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at King's College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.9% White, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Black or African American, 2.11% Asian, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.165% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 (36.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.72%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (60%), followed by White Male (22.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at King's College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,422 students. The full-time enrollment at King's College is 1,982 and the part-time enrollment is 440. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at King's College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2016 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 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), King's College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,813

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    158

  3. Black or African American

    69

The enrolled student population at King's College is 74.9% White, 6.52% Hispanic or Latino, 2.85% Black or African American, 2.11% Asian, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.165% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 132 students (5.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 66 more women than men received degrees from King's College. The majority of degree recipients at King's College are white (470 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at King's College is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (48 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (40 degrees) and Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (39 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 (11 degrees awarded), Biology (52 degrees), and English (21 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 Physicians & surgeons (406,626 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (281,958 people), Miscellaneous managers (273,931 people), Postsecondary teachers (224,979 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (198,238 people).

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Biology (52 degrees), English (21 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Protective Services (48 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 Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Biology (52 degrees), English (21 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Protective Services (48 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at King's College are Hospitals (525,210 people), Elementary & secondary schools (516,398 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (449,952 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (378,529 people), and Legal services (173,805 people).

The most specialized majors at King's College are Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees awarded), Biology (52 degrees), English (21 degrees), History (11 degrees), and Protective Services (48 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. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 40 degrees awarded

  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at King's College was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 48 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 257

  2. 323

In 2016, 257 degrees were awarded to men at King's College, which is 0.796 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (323).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded to men at King's College in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 3.36 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 37 degrees were awarded to women at King's College in Physician Assistant, which is 4.11 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%

100% Completion Time

62%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 56% of students graduating from King's College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at King's College is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 7.83% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    470 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at King's College is white (470 degrees awarded). There were 10.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

7.93% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    260 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    210 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at King's College is white female (260 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (210 degrees).

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Operations

King's College has an endowment valued at nearly $70.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.77M (5.38%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, King's College had a total expenditure of $56.6M. Of that $56.6M, they spent $24.9M on salaries and $56.6M on benefits.

King's College employs 52 Associate professors, 41 Professors, and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at King's College are Male Associate professors (27), Female Associate professors(25), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at King's College are: Management, with 42 employees, Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance, with 42 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$70.2M

2015 Endowment

4.06%

growth from 2014

King's College has an endowment valued at about $70.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of King's College grew 4.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $41.3M 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. $892k - Federal

  2. $649k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, King's College received $892k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $649k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$24.9M

Salary Expenditure

$56.6M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, King's College had a total expenditure of $56.6M. Of that $56.6M, they spent $24.9M on salaries and $56.6M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at King's College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.9M

2015 Salaries

5.66%

growth from 2014

In 2015, King's College paid a median of $24.9M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($56.6M) and a 5.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.03% decline from 2013 and a 3.22% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.91M

Instructional Salaries

140

Number of Employees

In 2015, King's College paid a total of $9.91M to 140 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

52 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at King's College were Associate professor with 52 employees; Professor with 41 employees; and Professor with 36 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at King's College were Management with 42 employees; Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 42 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 33 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at King's College was Male Associate professor with 27 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

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

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