King’s College (Kings College)

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King's College can be found in Wilkes-Barre, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Kings College.

72% of all students that apply are accepted to King's College, from which 25 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Kings College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for King's College was reported as 71.5% in Fall 2013 with over 2,780 college applications submitted to Kings College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for King's College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.2%
  • 2010-2011: 74.2%
  • 2011-2012: 72.2%
  • 2012-2013: 69.8%
  • 2013-2014: 71.5%
  • Projected Kings College Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 71.7%

How Does Kings College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for King's College is twenty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wilkes University76.0%
Misericordia University64.9%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre82.0%
Marywood University71.3%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton81.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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