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The King's College

New York, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate42%
Acceptance Rate42%

The King's College Admissions

If you are planning on applying to The King's College, the fee for the application costs $30.

The King's College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of The King's College's admissions stats.

The King's College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Mean SAT Score 1204
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 50%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 42%
Waitlist No

The King's College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for The King's College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes –– ––

Applying Early to The King's College?

The King's College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on The King's College Admissions

Transferring to The King's College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to The King's College

The King's College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does The King's College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at The King's College

What does The King's College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Interview Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Talent/Ability Considered

Make sure to check with The King's College for more information on admission factors.

The King's College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to The King's College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with The King's College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into The King's College?

Students admitted to The King's College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

The King's College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

The King's College 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 2020, 50% of The King's College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 42% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be competitive with other The King's College applicants, you should strive to score between 1120 and 1290 (or higher!) on the SAT. At The King's College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1290 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a The King's College student is 1204.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of The King's College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 580 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of The King's College students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 580 or higher.

To be most competitive at The King's College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for The King's College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for The King's College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.

More Information on Transferring to The King's College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to The King's College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in The King's College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

The King's College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to The King's College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to The King's College.

Does The King's College accept transfer credits?

✅ The King's College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. The King's College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does The King's College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ The King's College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to The King's College?

❌ No, The King's College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. 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 may want not want to include them in your application.

What is The King's College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for The King's College is 42%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at The King's College?

❌ The King's College does not offer early decision.

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The King's College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into The King's College? The King's College is a somewhat selective institution. The The King's College acceptance rate is 42%. This means that the institution accepts 41 out of every 100 applicants.


The King's College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The King's College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The King's College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

The King's College ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


23 to 28


23 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to The King's College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into The King's College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

The King's College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1290


Math SAT Range

520 - 630


Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1290 and Above


1120 to 1290


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for The King's College students is 1204. Applicants with SAT scores of 1290 and above have a good chance of being admitted to The King's College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1290 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at The King's College.

The King's College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At The King's College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.73. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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