1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620-2699 423-652-4861
http://www.king.edu admissions@king.edu
About King College
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 135 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 873
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 65%, 35%, 46%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $20,592
  • Room and Board $7,418
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 20
  • Enrollment No. 1,320
King College is a private, comprehensive college located in Bristol, Tennessee. Founded in 1867, King is independently governed with covenant affiliations to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). King College also runs a private secondary academy: The Academy at King. College Mission is to educate students in an academically rigorous and collegiate setting that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, service and career, leading to meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Corps for Christ, The Dawn Treaders, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Friends for Life, Refreshment Company, Widow's Mite, Young Life Leadership, World Christian Fellowship, residence hall-based devotionals.
  • Number of honor societies Kappa Epsilon, Psi Chi
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization, King College Diplomats.
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Dogwood Weekend, Family Weekend, Arts Array Film Series, Bristol Motor Speedway races, Rhythm and Roots Reunion, National Storytelling Festival
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Bristol, Tenn. (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Knoxville, Tenn. (150), Tri-Cities Regional Airport (20)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 52%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 11%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (53%), men's dorms (47%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 88%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number of e-books 50,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 80
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 129,020
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 19
  • Student Email Accounts N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,832
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 20
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums Observatory, Snider Honors Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Microforms 40,468
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 16
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities none
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Number Of Subscriptions 389
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 28%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,236
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Wellmont Health SystemMedical hospitalsRegional and local churchesBristol Tennessee Public SchoolsBristol Virginia Public Schools
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 63%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town