If you want to apply to Kings, the application fee costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
King's College offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast!
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Kings is moderately difficult. Kings evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Kings **accepted 87% of students, around 2,737 of the 3,160 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Kings, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Kings must submit the following items. Double check with Kings's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Kings have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At Kings 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At King's College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||17%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11%|
|Kings does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Kings is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of Kings's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kings students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kings students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Kings, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kings's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kings students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Kings.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Kings during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Kings?
Students who are admitted to Kings must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Kings accept transfer credits?
Kings accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kings accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Kings accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Kings accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Kings?
No, Kings is test optional, so you can decide whether to send your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Kings? Kings is a somewhat selective institution. The Kings acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kings is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kings is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Kings, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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