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New York, New York

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Chances of getting into The King's College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
39%
Admission Difficulty for The King's College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionHigh
How hard is it to get into The King's College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at The King's College is 39%.  It ranks #19 in New York and #151 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. The King's College is a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 467 out of 1,183 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent (SAT 1090/1320 ACT 25/30). The King's College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.73. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The The King's College application fee is $35 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The King's College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 74% of students submitted SAT scores and 48% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

The King's College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for The King's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for The King's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1210

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The King's College?

The King's College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The King's College ranks #33 in New York and #244 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The King's College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >52%
1205 to 1320 Avg + 39%-52%
1090 to 1205 Avg - 27%-39%
975 to 1090 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 975 Low <18%
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The King's College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
48%
ACT Scores for The King's College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for The King's College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into The King's College?

Admission data indicates that The King's College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in New York and #208 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The King's College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The King's College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >55%
27 to 30 Avg + 39%-55%
25 to 27 Avg - 29%-39%
23 to 25 Reach 21%-29%
Less than 23 Low <21%
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The King's College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.73
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into The King's College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into The King's College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The King's College was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to The King's College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

The King's College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 803 380 1,183
Accepted 315 152 467
Acceptance Rate 39% 40% 39%
Enrolled 42 36 78
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 24% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to The King's College is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to The King's College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

The King's College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The King's College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=454184 IPEDS survey data for The King's College.

FAQs

Does The King's College prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to The King's College. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The King's College?

39% of those who apply are granted admission to The King's College. Admission competition is high and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The King's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1320. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The King's College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 48% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.