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King's College (PA)

Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

133 North River Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

United States

Phone: 570-208-5858

Fax: 570-208-5971

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Joan Francis
Title:Coordinator of On-Campus Visits
Admissions Office Address:Hessel Hall- Office of Admission
133 N. River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Admissions Office Phone:570-208-5858
Admissions Office Fax:570-208-5971
Admissions Office Email:jafranci@kings.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center
McGowan School of Business
Scandlon Physical Education Center
Betzler Fields (Athletic Complex)
Thomas J. O'Hara Hall
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (AHL- Penguins)
Montage Mountain Ski Resort
PNC Field (NY Yankees AAA Baseball)
Arena Hub Shopping Center
Wilkes-Barre Riverfront Commons

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:10am, 12pm, 2pm
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:jafranci@kings.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:May
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:Yes
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Open House, selected Saturdays
Email Address to Sign-Up:jafranci@kings.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:1 week
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:jafranci@kings.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:jafranci@kings.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:1 week
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Any Limitations:Students must be accepted applicants

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is 20 minutes from campus with shuttles to and from most local hotels. Martz and Greyhound buslines are available via Public Square, 1 block from campus. Luzerne County Transportation Authority runs daily bus routes throughout Wilkes-Barre.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
King's College is located in downtown Wilkes-Barre, PA. Directions From Interstate 81 Take Exit 168, Highland Park Blvd. (Notice the Mohegan Sun Arena on your right as you exit.) Follow the ramp to the traffic light and turn left. As you follow Highland Park Boulevard, notice the King's Robert L. Betzler Fields on your left, and continue to the traffic light at the intersection with Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd. (Rte. 309). Proceed straight through the light at the Wilkes-Barre Twp. Boulevard intersection. Highland Park Boulevard now becomes Coal Street. Follow Coal Street to the bottom of the hill and turn left onto Wilkes-Barre Blvd. Turn right at the next light onto Market Street. At the next light, make a reight onto Pennsylvania Avenue. Proceed to the next light and turn left onto Union Street. Proceed through two lights, to the third light. Turn right onto North Franklin Street. The admission Visitors Lot is located just off the cul-de-sac to your right.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Note: Most area hotels offer discounts to families visiting King's College. Be sure to mention that you are visiting King's to receive a discounted room rate! (This hotel is within walking distance to campus). Best Western Genetti's East Market Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 1-800-823-6152 570-823-6152
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
(These hotels are within 10 minutes driving distance to campus). East Mountain Inn (Best Western) Route 115 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 1-800-528-1234 570-822-1011 Holiday Inn Express 1063 Highway 315 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 570-825-3838 888-465-4329 Hilton Garden Inn 242 Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 1-800-HILTONS 570-820-8595 Fairfield Inn & Suites 884 Kidder St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 570-208-4455 1-800-228-2800

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Key Statistics

Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Hessel Hall- Office of Admission
    133 N. River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
    Phone: 570-208-5858
    Fax: 570-208-5971
    Email: jafranci@kings.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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