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King University News :: King College named "A Best in the Southeast" College by Princeton Review

For the seventh consecutive year, King College has been selected as one of the best colleges in the Southeast according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Review.  King is recommended in the Best in the Southeast section of its web site feature, 2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region, that posted August 2, 2010 on

We're pleased to recommend King College to users of our site as one of the best schools to earn their undergrad degree, said Robert Franek, Princeton Review's senior vice president of publishing.  We chose it and the other terrific institutions we name as 'regional best' colleges mainly for their excellent academic programs.  From several hundred schools in each region, we narrowed our list based on institutional data we collected directly from the schools, our visits to schools over the years, and also take into account what students at the schools reported to us about their campus experiences on our 80-question student survey for this project.

The colleges The Princeton Review chose for its Best in the Southeast designations are located in twelve states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

We're delighted to be counted among those colleges honored by 'The Princeton Review,' said LeAnn Hughes, vice president of marketing and development.  The survey is mainly focused on the quality of a school's academic programs, but also takes into account student satisfaction and the opinion of independent advisers.  Our inclusion is an accolade for our overall mission of academic excellence, as well as applause for the individual attention we provide each student.

For this project, The Princeton Review asks students attending the schools to rate their own schools on several issues -- from the accessibility of their professors to quality of the campus food -- and answer questions about themselves, their fellow students, and their campus life.  Comments from surveyed students are quoted in the school profiles on The Princeton Review site.  Student comments in the profile on King College say that the small school atmosphere provides for amazing interaction.  Students also describe King's professors as excellent and always willing to help.

About The Princeton Review

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