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King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA
#41

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King's College, located in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., is a private institution founded in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross from the University of Notre Dame. Recognized by its peers in education for its innovative Core curriculum, King’s commits its faculty to sharing their expertise in assessment with their peers nationwide. The setting is rural, and campus size is 33 acres.

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Quick Facts


133 N. River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

2014-2015 Tuition

$31,816 Tuition and Fees

Students

2144 undergraduate students
51% male / 49% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
71.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1946

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Biological and Physical Sciences, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Molecular Biology, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Gerontology, Philosophy, Ethics, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Communication and Media Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,144
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,921
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 66
Percent of male undergraduates: 51%
Percent of female undergraduates: 49%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 1 0
Burglary 2 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 0
Burglary 2 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 8 30 6
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 8 10 3
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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