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King College Admission Requirements

Bristol, Tennessee

Chances of getting into King College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.1%
Admission Difficulty for King College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into King College and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 608 out of 1,046 applicants were admitted making King College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. King College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at King College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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King College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
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 requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

King College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >70%
1055 to 1160 Avg + 58%-70%
950 to 1055 Avg - 45%-58%
845 to 950 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 845 Low <32%
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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 25
ACT Math 75th 25
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 #21 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to King College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 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 >70%
22 to 25 Avg + 58%-70%
19 to 22 Avg - 45%-58%
16 to 19 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 16 Low <32%
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King College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into King College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at King College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 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 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted King College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 32% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

73% 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 16%
Top 25% of class 39%
Top 50% of class 73%
Bottom 50% of class 27%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

King College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 652 394 1,046
Accepted 381 227 608
Acceptance Rate 58% 58% 58%
Enrolled 101 87 188
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 38% 31%

Admission Requirements

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

King College Admission Requirements
Test Scores 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 King College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
E
Emory and Henry College

Emory, Virginia

C
Carson Newman College

Jefferson City, Tennessee

M
Maryville College

Maryville, Tennessee

S
Southern Wesleyan University

Central, South Carolina

W
Wingate University

Wingate, North Carolina

T
Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls, Georgia

T
Tennessee Wesleyan College

Athens, Tennessee

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?

58% 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 950 and 1160. 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.


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