King's College, Wilkes Barre

133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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King's College, Wilkes Barre

King's College, Wilkes Barre Student Essentials

King's College, Wilkes Barre Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Monarchs
Website: www.kings.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 29,174
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 29,174
Retention Rate: 77%
Enrollment: 3,013
Year Established: 1946

About King's College, Wilkes Barre

King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania is a small, Catholic liberal arts college with a track record of success among its graduates.

King’s College offers over 30 undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences, with subject areas including the humanities, education, business and social sciences.

King’s also offers a range of pre-professional programs in such fields as Law, Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine.

Particularly impressive are the statistics found among graduates of King’s medical and health programs. Some of the graduate and medical schools into which King’s students have been accepted include Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, Ross University, The Commonwealth Medical College and University of Edinburgh.

Since King’s College’s academics are so exceptional, admissions criteria are quite competitive. The average SAT score for a King’s College student is around 1500 and the average GPA around 3.4.

Student life at King’s consists of various opportunities to help increase student success. Included are leadership programs, student government, arts and culture and a variety of organizations, clubs and service activities.

Financial aid is awarded to eligible students in the form of scholarships, loans and various other sources.

King's College, Wilkes Barre Map & Location

King's College, Wilkes Barre
133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711


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Getting Around King's College, Wilkes Barre

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Wilkes Barre, PA

Winter
Dec
38
24
Jan
33
18
Feb
37
21
Spring
Mar
46
28
Apr
59
38
May
70
48
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
61
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
61
41
Nov
49
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,449
Freshman Class 528
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,013

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 75%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
Latino 5%
African American 3%
Caucasian 75%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 15%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 48%
Men 52%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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