Financial Aid FAQs

Get the answers to common questions about financial aid at King University.

If you want to know more, call the King University Financial Aid office at 423.652.4725 or email We’ll make sure you get the answers you need to make the most of your online education.


How can I afford a private college like King?
At King, we are committed to providing students with a quality, affordable, private education. We work with individuals of all income levels to put together a financial package that meets your needs. Each year we award more than $19 million in aid. In fact, 98 percent of our students receive assistance.

How does financial aid work at King?
Financial aid is need-based and available for qualifying students. Students wishing to start an online program should apply as soon as possible to qualify for all available aid. Although King University offers aid based on need, we do not specifically offer scholarships to online students at this time.

How is financial need determined?
Financial need is defined as the total cost of attendance minus your expected family contribution (EFC), which is determined by the data submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

When should I apply for financial aid?
Applications for aid must be made a soon as possible after acceptance into King.

Do you offer military benefits?
Yes. In fact, King has been ranked one of the most Military Friendly® universities in the country. We offer the following benefits for service members:

Where I can find consumer information?
To learn more about our financial aid policies, credit transfer, and other regulations, visit our Consumer information page.