King's College

  • For over 110 years, King’s College has helped graduates Finish First. We know that your time, your money, and your future are important to you. That’s why King’s College’s programs are designed to get you the quality training you need QUICKLY and AFFORDABLY. You can finish school in 8-16 months, depending on the program and diploma or degree option that you choose. That way, you can start the career you want and begin earning money. King’s College offers a combination of applied associate degrees and diplomas in 10 different program areas. Each program’s curriculum has been designed by faculty and industry professionals to emphasize what employers need in their new hires.
School Highlights
  • King's College serves 395 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • King's College is one of 5 community colleges within Mecklenburg County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to King's College is Central Piedmont Community College (0.5 miles away).

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King's College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
King's College(NC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff139 staff
King's College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of King's College has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The King's College diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment395 students2,380 students
King's College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:119:1
King's College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students395 students1,019 students
King's College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Total Dormitory Capacity
King's College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
King's College American Indian/Alaskan (2014-2016)
% Asian
King's College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
King's College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
King's College Black (2007-2016)
% White
King's College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
King's College More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.670.56
King's College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
King's College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,900$27,500
King's College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,280 is less than the state average of $16,515. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,280$16,515
King's College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%78%
King's College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,955$10,500
King's College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,588$6,000
King's College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate98%69%
King's College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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