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Founded in 1867, King University (originally King College) is a Presbyterian-affiliated
Christian academic community dedicated to the integration of rigorous academic programming
and the exploration of faith. The University establishes students in a robust liberal
arts foundation and offers specialization in a contemporary range of undergraduate
degrees. These include nursing, security and intelligence studies, exercise science,
and digital media and design, as well as more traditional majors such as mathematics,
history and political science, English, biology, and more.
Undergraduates have the opportunity to engage in a variety of real-world economic
and scientific research opportunities, and to interact with prominent voices examining
the intersection of faith and culture. On-campus and online learning programs are
available, plus a dual degree program in Engineering. Graduate and Professional offerings
include master’s degrees in nursing, business and education, and a doctoral degree
in nursing practice.
The value of the school’s educational environment has been recognized by U.S. News
& World Report, which has named King a Best Regional University in the South for nearly
30 consecutive years. King has also been recognized by the Brookings Institution,
which in 2016 ranked the University third in Tennessee for preparing students for
King’s main campus resides on 135 scenic acres in Bristol, Tennessee. University-centered
athletic opportunities include membership on one of 25 teams competing in the NCAA
Division II and Conference Carolinas, or participation in on-campus leagues and groups
sponsored by King’s Student Life group. Additionally, Bristol is officially recognized
as the Birthplace of Country Music, and the Tri-Cities area features a wealth of live
music, including the nationally known Rhythm and Roots Reunion weekend festival. Students
can also enjoy concerts, races, and sporting events at nearby Bristol Motor Speedway,
along with outdoor pursuits, such as hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, and exploring
the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.
King University has seven academic schools of learning:
Location: Bristol, Tennessee, the twin city of Bristol, Virginia. One community in two states:
Bristol, Virginia, on the north side of State Street and Bristol, Tennessee, on the
south side nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains.
Both Bristols are part of the Tri-Cities metropolitan area with a total population
of nearly 450,000. Bristol is known as the "Birthplace of Country Music." It's also
home of the Bristol Motor Speedway, which attracts thousands of people to the area
each year for NASCAR races on the world's fastest half-mile track.
In addition to auto racing, you'll find plenty of recreational entertainment, dining
and shopping options in the area. For example you might:
Campus: 135 wooded acres and Georgian-style architecture buildings provide a quiet, beautiful
learning environment that's just two minutes away from bustling downtown Bristol.
The King Board of Trustees has controlling ownership and interest in the school.