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Bristol, Tennessee

King College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into King College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
51.4%
Admission Difficulty for King College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into King College and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 601 out of 1,169 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. King College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% 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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King College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for King College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1130

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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

King College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >64%
1125 to 1220 Avg + 51%-64%
1030 to 1125 Avg - 38%-51%
935 to 1030 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 935 Low <26%
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King College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
ACT Scores for King College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for King College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to King College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

King College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >64%
22 to 26 Avg + 51%-64%
18 to 22 Avg - 38%-51%
14 to 18 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 14 Low <26%
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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 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted King College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

King College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 687 482 1,169
Accepted 331 270 601
Acceptance Rate 48% 56% 51%
Enrolled 105 92 197
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 34% 33%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to King College and what considerations affect 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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220516 IPEDS survey data for King College.