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BRISTOL, Tenn., May 23, 2017 – BestColleges.com, a partner with HigherEducation.com,
has released its 2017 ranking of the “Best Online Colleges in Tennessee.” King University
is ranked fourth among the other colleges and universities in Tennessee offering online
“We are pleased to be included as a “Best Online College in Tennessee,” states Micah
Crews, associate vice president of Enrollment Management at King University. “This
acknowledgment is a tribute to King’s long-held tradition of academic excellence.
King continues to focus on making quality education accessible. King supports three
campuses located in Bristol, Kingsport, and Knoxville with 10 additional instructional
locations throughout Tennessee and Virginia. Distance learners are studying online
for their degree across the U.S. as well as in several other countries around the
King’s innovative degree programs, both on-ground and online, are designed to open
the availability of an undergraduate or graduate degree to students and adult learners,
thereby helping to strengthen the regional workforce, equip a new generation of education
and healthcare professionals, and provide improved quality of life throughout Tennessee
Currently, King University offers 14 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs
including an Associate of Arts and bachelor’s degree programs in English, Business
Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, Health Informatics, Healthcare Administration,
History, Information Technology, Nursing, Psychology, and Religious Studies. Master’s
degree programs are also available online in Business Administration and Nursing with
program concentrations in Nursing Administration and Nurse Educator.
“The King University educational experience, whether on-ground or online, is uniquely
designed to help prepare students to make meaningful and significant contributions
to their communities through their chosen vocation,” says Crews.
King University is recognized as a “Best Regional Universities” in the South by U.S.
News and World Report; this year’s ranking is King’s 27th consecutive appearance in
the annual publication. Other recent accolades include King’s recognition for the
past 13 years as a “Best College in the Southeast” by the Princeton Review, and as
a “Military Friendly School” for the eighth year by G.I. Jobs.
Contact King University’s Office of Admissions at 800.362.0014, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit online.king.edu for additional information on King’s online degree programs.
BestColleges.com partners with HigherEducation.com to provide students with direct connections to
schools and programs suiting their educational goals.
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, law, medical and health
sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business
administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning
opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA
Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information
about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of
any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University
is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV
certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community
College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.