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King College Admission Requirements

Bristol, Tennessee

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Chances of getting into King College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
60%
Admission Difficulty for King College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into King College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at King College is 60%.  It ranks #12 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. King College is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 470 out of 781 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 960/1150 ACT 19/25). King College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.47. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to King College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 40% of students submitted SAT scores and 60% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

King College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
960-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT 
40%
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

King College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. King College ranks #21 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

King College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1150 and Above Good >74%
1055 to 1150 Avg + 60%-74%
960 to 1055 Avg - 44%-60%
865 to 960 Reach 29%-44%
Less than 865 Low <29%
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King College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
60%
ACT Scores for King College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for King College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that King College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to King College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

King College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >74%
22 to 25 Avg + 60%-74%
19 to 22 Avg - 44%-60%
16 to 19 Reach 29%-44%
Less than 16 Low <29%
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King College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.47
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into King College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into King College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at King College was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as King College accepts 60% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

75% of King College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted King College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 75%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

King College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 451 330 781
Accepted 271 199 470
Acceptance Rate 60% 60% 60%
Enrolled 78 80 158
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 40% 34%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to King College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

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

King College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Considered but not required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at King 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=220516 IPEDS survey data for King College.

FAQs

Does King College prefer SAT or ACT?

40% of students submit their SAT scores to King College. 60% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into King College?

60% of those who apply are granted admission to King College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for King College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1150. 40% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for King College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 60% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.