At A Glance:

Cost: $27,276 tuition (undergraduate), $19,500 (graduate); $8,180 room and board
Size: Enrollment is fewer than 3,000 students
Type: 4-year private university
Location: Bristol
Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters
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Many colleges will offer you the world. But how many actually take you out in the world and introduce you to new perspectives, ideas, and possibilities? At King University, your Quest begins with academic opportunities you're unlikely to find at other institutions our size.

Your Quest begins with our Core curriculum, expressing our values through early exploration of King's School of Arts and Sciences. The Core will give you the skills, ideas, and knowledge you need to pursue your major and minor programs with confidence and good judgement.

Personal attention from professors and advisors will allow you to explore and discover who you are and what you want to do in life. Our faculty are focused on teaching as their first priority and are committed to your success in the classroom and after graduation.

The U.S. News and World Report’s 30th edition of Best Colleges Rankings lists King University among the “Best Regional Universities” in the South. This year’s ranking is King’s 25th consecutive appearance in the annual publication. We have 90 academic major programs and a 14:1 student to faculty ratio, which will prepare you for hundreds of career opportunities. Visit us on-line at

Student Life

Student organizations play a vital role in the lives of students at King University.  Students can choose from organizations related to academic interests, athletics, performing arts, service learning, world and social issues, student publications, and many more.  Intramural sports and student organizations also play a significant role in keeping students active and involved on and off campus.  King University strives to establish a residential environment which provides opportunities for students to excel academically, to develop personal identity within a community setting, and to foster spiritual growth, all grounded in basic Christian values. 

The university is located in Bristol, Tennessee on a 135 wooded acres land with Georgian-style architecture buildings which is just two miles from downtown Bristol.

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