King University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,948
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$22,098
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.36%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
62.1%
949 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,968
90.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
45.3%
101 Graduates

About

King University is a higher education institution located in Sullivan County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at King University were General Business Administration & Management (171 degrees awarded), Adult Health Nurse (99 degrees), and General Psychology (42 degrees).

In 2019, 767 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at King University. 68.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (672 degrees), 22.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at King University is $28,948, which is $6,922 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at King University is $28,948, which is $6,922 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,098.

In 2019, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,948
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at King University was $28,948. The cost of tuition at King University is $6,922 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$22,098
2019 Value
5.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 King University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,098. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of King University grew by 5.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,981
Room and Board
$1,480
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at King University was of $6,981 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,480. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.78% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at King University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.7% with respect to 2018, when 74% 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.
6.36%
2017 Default Rate
79
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at King University was 6.36%, which represents 79 out of the 1243 total borrowers.

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Admissions

King University received 949 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 9.27% annual decline. Out of those 949 applicants, 589 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,968 students enrolled at King University in 2019, and 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

King University has an overall enrollment yield of 34.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
589
Accepted Out of 949

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of King University was 62.1% (589 admissions from 949 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 58.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −9.27%, while admissions declined by −3.13%.

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SAT Scores

33%
Submission Percentage
67
Scores Submitted

33% of enrolled first-time students at King University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

King University has a total enrollment of 1,968 students. The full-time enrollment at King University is 1,789 students and the part-time enrollment is 179. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at King University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at King University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.8% White, 6.55% Black or African American, 1.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.12% Asian, 0.661% Two or More Races, 0.559% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.305% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at King University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (55%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (59.9%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at King University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,968 students. The full-time enrollment at King University is 1,789 and the part-time enrollment is 179. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at King University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2019 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 University was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), King University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,590
  2. Black or African American
    129
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    38

The enrolled student population at King University is 80.8% White, 6.55% Black or African American, 1.93% Hispanic or Latino, 1.12% Asian, 0.661% Two or More Races, 0.559% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.305% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 107 students (5.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 277 more women than men received degrees from King University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at King University is white (672 degrees awarded). There were 22.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at King University is General Business Administration & Management (171 degrees awarded), followed by Adult Health Nurse (99 degrees) and General Psychology (42 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at King University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (300 degrees awarded), Health (240 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 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 University are Registered nurses (1,493,942 people), Accountants & auditors (1,014,370 people), Other managers (823,665 people), Financial managers (512,188 people), and Chief executives & legislators (407,962 people).

The most specialized majors at King University are Business (300 degrees awarded), Health (240 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (20 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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

The most specialized majors at King University are Business (300 degrees awarded), Health (240 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (20 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 University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,900,826 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,011,869 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (640,530 people), Computer Systems Design (535,930 people), and Insurance carriers (510,707 people).

The most specialized majors at King University are Business (300 degrees awarded), Health (240 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Psychology (42 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (20 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 University.
Most Common
  1. 171 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 99 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 42 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at King University was General Business Administration & Management with 171 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

245
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
522
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 245 degrees were awarded to men at King University, which is 0.469 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (522).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 137 degrees were awarded to men at King University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.84 times less than the 163 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 163 degrees were awarded to women at King University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.19 times more than the 137 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 38% of students graduating from King University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.96% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    672 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at King University is white (672 degrees awarded). There were 22.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

3.13% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    468 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    204 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at King University is white female (468 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (204 degrees).

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Operations

King University has an endowment valued at nearly $37.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.25M (6.01%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, King University had a total salary expenditure of $30.8M. King University employs 37 Assistant professors, 28 Associate professors, and 11 Professors. Most academics at King University are Female Assistant professors (26), Female Associate professors(17), and Male Associate professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at King University are: Management, with 38 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 32 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$37.5M
2019 Endowment
2.45%
growth from 2018

King University has an endowment valued at about $37.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of King University grew 2.45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.01M lower 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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, King University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.3M
2019 Salaries
9.61%
decline from 2018

In 2019, King University paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($30.8M) and a 9.61% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.21% decline from 2017 and a 2.03% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.1M
Instructional Salaries
83
Number of Employees

In 2019, King University paid a total of $5.1M to 83 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at King University were Assistant professor with 37 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at King University were Management with 38 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 32 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at King University was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Female Associate professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at King University.

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