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

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 33
Students who have cars on campus 60%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age Yes

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

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nonremedial tutoring
placement service
day care
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

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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.)

Career

Career services offered

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on-campus job interviews
internships
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

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residence halls
computer center/labs
library
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus N/A

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

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Remedial math
Remedial English
Reading machines
Tape recorders
Untimed tests
Note-taking services
Oral tests
Learning center
Readers
Extended time for tests
Tutors
Early syllabus
Priority registration
Priority seating
Texts on tape
Typist/scribe
Exams on tape or computer
Other testing accommodations

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Fully

Services for physically disabled students

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Note-taking services
Tape recorders
Special housing
Tutors
Reader services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired
Talking books