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Rankings & Recognition

King's College has frequently appeared on various lists favorably ranking insitutions for their quality education, affordable cost, and services provided for more than 20 years!
Best Local College
Our community voted, and King's is ranked the Best College by the Citizens' Voice and the College - Gold Winner by The Times Leader.
Best Regional Universities
U.S. News & World Report currently ranks King's in the top 100 Best Regional Universities, North.
For Social Mobility
U.S. News & World Report recognizes King's performance on social mobility ranking factors.
  • U.S. News & World Report currently ranks King's #26 for "Best Undergraduate Teaching," #91 for "Best Colleges - Regional Universities, North," and #136 for "Top Performers on Social Mobility."
  • The Third Way Organization has ranked King's as Tier 3 (top 40-60%) in the Economic Mobility Index, demonstrating how well King's prepares low-income students to climb the economic mobility ladder.
  • Washington Monthly Magazine continually recognizes King's as a "Best Bang for the Buck - Northeast" and lists King's on their Master's Universities rankings.
  • The Princeton Review has featured King's on their "Best Regional Colleges - Northeast" list.
  • The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with Times Higher Education, consistently ranks King's among their World University Rankings.
  • Forbes Magazine has repeatedly ranked King's among the country's best institutions in their "America's Best Colleges" list.
  • Phi Theta Kappa national honor society has again named King's to their Transfer Honor Roll, reflecting the College's achievement as one of the most transfer friendly colleges in the nation.
  • NAPSA has named King's a First-Gen Forward™ Institution, recognizing institutions who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing outcomes for first-generation students.
  • VIQTORY has designated King's as "Military Friendly – Silver.”