King's College

King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was founded in 1946 by the Congregation of Holy Cross from the University of Notre Dame. The College has been recognized on a national scale by several publications, including Forbes magazine, for providing its graduates excellent return on their tuition investment, the social mobility of its graduates, and its institutional commitment to public service. A small, student-centered community, King's is known for its family atmosphere and for instilling in its students self-confidence that leads to personal success. Students are encouraged to expand their horizons in a safe, supportive environment.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1946 Roman Catholic Semester $68.3 million 133 N. River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 (570) 208-5900
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59 100.0 Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre 742

Tuition & Expenses

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Room and board $12,410 (2017-18)


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Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $21,094
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 80%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $15,926
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) N/A

Financial Aid

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Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 1%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $37,874
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 86%


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $4,122
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 65%