King's College (Charlotte, North Carolina)

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King's College
Kings College Charlotte NC (logo).jpg
MottoFinish First
TypeFor-profit college
PresidentMs. Diane Ryon
Location, ,
ColorsRed and White

King's College was a for-profit college in Charlotte, North Carolina. Founded in 1901,[1] over half of students came from the Charlotte area. There was also on-campus housing for students. King's College awarded both diplomas and Associate's degrees.

The college closed in December 2018 due to low enrollment.[2]

Student body, admissions, and outcomes[edit]

According to Peterson's[3] 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 provided career-focused courses to high school graduates. King's College's programs offered hands-on learning opportunities that prepare graduates to start working immediately. Some programs offered externships as well. Students could earn a diploma in 8–12 months. Associate degree programs could be completed in 16 months.

King's College offered ten major areas of study in three categories: Business, Technology, and Health care.[4]


Pritchett Hall at King's College

King's College was previously accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools[5] to award diplomas and associate degrees. The Medical Assisting Program was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).


  1. ^ About King's College
  2. ^ Helms, Ann Doss. "Another for-profit college in Charlotte is closing. Here's why". WBTV. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  3. ^ Peterson's
  4. ^ Programs
  5. ^ ACICS-accredited schools list[permanent dead link]

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