King's College (Charlotte, North Carolina)

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King's College Charlotte, NC
King's College
Location
322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
Information
Type For-profit college
Motto Finish First
Established 1901
President Ms. Diane Ryon
Color(s) Red and White
Information 1.800.768.2255
Accreditation Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Programs Business, Technology and Health Care
Website

King’s College is a small, for-profit career college founded in 1901. Located in Charlotte, NC, in the Elizabeth area just south of downtown, over half of students come from the Charlotte area. There is also on-campus housing for students.

King’s College awards both diplomas and Associate's degrees. The school's focus is on job placement for its graduates. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Student Body, Admissions, and Outcomes[edit]

According to Peterson’s ([1]) and recent institutional publications, King’s College had 1,024 applicants, of which 801 or 78% were admitted, producing an undergraduate population of 501. According to College Navigator, the most recent graduation/transfer out rate is 79%.

Academics[edit]

King’s College provides career-focused courses to high school graduates. King’s College’s programs offer hands-on learning opportunities that prepare graduates to start working immediately. Some programs offer externships as well. Students can earn a diploma in 8–12 months. Associate degree programs can be completed in 16 months.

King’s College offers ten major areas of study in three categories: Business, Technology, and Health care. These are listed below:

Business:

Technology:

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Specialist
  • Network Management
  • Graphic Design

Health Care:

  • Medical Assisting

Accreditation[edit]

King’s College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (http://www.acics.org) to award diplomas and associate degrees. The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, http://www.caahep.org).

Coordinates: 35°12′48″N 80°49′20″W / 35.2133°N 80.8222°W / 35.2133; -80.8222