About King University
Located just 2 minutes away from the bustling Bristol, Tennessee — the twin city of Bristol, Virginia — King University spreads over 135 wooded acres and enchants the visitor with its Georgian-style building architecture.
King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, medical and health sciences, education, humanities, pharmacy and law. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of off-campus learning opportunities and travel destinations are also available.
To build meaningful lives for achievement and cultural transformation in Christ.
King University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (http://www.sacscoc.org/) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of King University.
The baccalaureate/master’s program at King University School of Nursing is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, 227 French Landing, Suite 300, Heritage Place, Metro Center, Nashville TN 37243, 800).778.4123; accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202.887.6791; A member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120, 202.463.6930.
King University School of Business is a member of Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs.
King University is certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
For the 26th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has recognized King among the best colleges in the nation.
The Princeton Review named King one of the Best Colleges in the Southeast for a twelfth consecutive year based on campus life, academics, admissions and financial aid. King has also been selected by G.I. Jobs for a sixth year as a Military Friendly School.
The U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) named King to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, for commitment to bettering our community through community service and service learning.