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September 1, 2017 - For the eighth consecutive year, King’s has been recognized as among the best master’s degree granting institutions in the country in a national ranking by “Washington Monthly” magazine which recognizes higher learning institutions for service to the community and social mobility of the student body. King’s placed 250th of almost 650 colleges and universities in the final rankings.
The rankings appear in the September/October issue of “Washington Monthly” magazine. The rankings were based on three evenly weighted selection criteria; social mobility, service, and research.
King’s ranked 142nd nationally from among 632 institutions in the master’s degree category for community service participation and hours served. King’s was the highest ranked Wyoming Valley college or university in the category.
King’s is the only Wyoming Valley institution of higher learning to be named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll each year since it was established in 2006.
King’s has also earned a place for 10 consecutive years on an exclusive list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity based on multiple factors related to success after graduation, affordability, student satisfaction, and student and faculty achievement.