King's College And Seminary

King's College And Seminary

The King's College and Seminary was founded by Pastor Jack W. Hayford in 1997. This Pentecostal/ Charismatic bible institute in the Van Nuys district of Los Angeles, California is popularly referred to as The King's. It grants an associate's degree in Christian ministry, and a bachelor's degree in theological studies. Graduate certificate courses, and master's degrees in divinity, and practical theology are offered through the seminary division. A doctorate degree program in ministry is also available. In addition, The King's College and Seminary provides personal enrichment courses through the Hayford Bible Institute.

Students of The King's College and Seminary are offered job placement assistance, library facilities, hands-on training experience, and financial aid. The institute participates in Federal Financial Aid programs, and offers Pell grants, Stafford loans, and Veterans Educational Benefits. Apart from this, eligible candidates can also apply for outside scholarships and personal loans.

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King's College and Seminary
14800 Sherman Way
Van Nuys , CA 91405-2233
General Phone: (818) 779-8040

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King's College and Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy98bible studies, theology, ministry, pastoral counseling

Number of programs and degrees for King's College and Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years151
Associate's degree101
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01
Bachelor's degree171
Postbaccalaureate certificate181
Master's degree292
Doctor's degree - other91

King's College and Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, King's College and Seminary had a total enrollment of 531 students (273 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 73%
Women 27%
Full-Time 27%
Part-Time 73%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 46%
Graduate 54%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 12%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 6%
22-24 5%
25-29 11%
30-34 9%
35-39 10%
40-49 28%
50-64 25%
65+ 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
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King's College and Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 29 %
Part-Time 50 %

King's College and Seminary Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Angeles, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

King's College and Seminary Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

King's College and Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,385
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,385
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
King's College and Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3516300)

King's College and Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$60,0002*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$60,0002*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year5$51,3403$47,250
All faculty totalacademic year5$51,3403$47,250

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

King's College and Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Theology/Theological Studies

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