King's College (Charlotte, North Carolina)
|322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
|President||Ms. Diane Ryon|
|Color(s)||Red and White|
|Accreditation||Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools|
|Programs||Business, Technology and Health Care|
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
According to Peterson’s () 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%.
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:
- Legal Administration
- Office Administration
- Administrative Assistant
- Paralegal Studies
- Travel and Tourism Management
- Computer Programming
- Computer Specialist
- Network Management
- Graphic Design
- Medical Assisting
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).