King’s College is a private, liberal arts college located in an urban campus in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1946, the college is committed to its goal to equip graduates to face the challenges of the future.
Although King’s College grants Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in a wide-range of majors, its core curriculum is a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences program that provides students with general information subjects that help them to better appreciate their chosen field of study. Its Arts & Sciences program includes the Humanities and Social Sciences, Education, Sciences and Allied Health programs. Students who are eager to join the workforce normally opt to enroll in the college’s McGowan School of Business.
Currently, there are around 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at King’s College mostly coming from the mid-Atlantic and New England regions. These students are guided in their pursuit of higher education by fulltime faculty members, over 80% of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest possible degree in their chosen field. With the average class size no more than 18 students and the student to faculty ratio at 13 to 1, students are assured that their professors will have more time to devote to them and to whatever questions or issues they may have regarding their studies.
Cost of attendance for fulltime students at King’s College for academic year 2009-2010 is US$17,502 for residents and US$6,884 for commuters. These costs can be broken down into full-year tuition of US$25,644, room and board of US$10, 138 for residents minus the average first-year financial aid package cost of US$18,280 for residents and US$18,760 for commuters.
Various options for on-campus housing is available.