King's College, located in Babarmahal, Kathmandu is affiliated to Westcliff University, USA and offers MBA, BBA, BSIT and BSCS.
The experience at King’s College extends beyond academics, providing students with a safe and engaging environment to explore their interests and passions on campus. Over the years, the institution has established several "Centers" that spearhead projects across diverse domains, encompassing student engagement, education innovation, knowledge creation, community and industry engagement, and entrepreneurship.
Center for Professional Development
The Center for Professional Development at King’s College works on designing student-centered programs to help students develop market relevant skills and competencies. The center functions as a liaison between organizations and students, in terms of career opportunities or collaborative engagements. The center works as a support system for students to develop their professional self through specialized modular courses, networking opportunities, industry experience and related programs that complement academic learning.
CERAD is the research wing at King’s College that undertakes research, develops academic case studies, conducts research training, and other research-related activities within and beyond King’s College. It is a faculty and student-led collaboration that aims to “establish King’s College as a research institution of global repute.
Community Service Learning Program
Learning is most effective when it is made relevant to the world around the student. Community Service Learning Program – CSLP is an initiative of King’s College that draws its inspiration from the philosophy of ‘Community as Curriculum – CAC’. The CAC philosophy is based on the idea that learning best happens when curriculum is connected to the social realities outside of the classroom walls.
Demola in Nepal
Demola is a global innovation challenge platform, which works to bridge the long-existing gap between companies and university students. With the increasing complexity of the global ecosystem and the unprecedented challenges that lie ahead in the future, an innovative and futuristic approach seems inevitable to prepare ourselves in advance. Demola Global, established in Tampere, Finland, brings a team of multidisciplinary university students and company’s experts to work together for 8 weeks and co-create a solution for an innovation challenge set by the company.
DoLAB was established in 2018 at King’s College, Nepal as a part of the college’s incubation and entrepreneurship education efforts. At DoLAB we continually learn, experiment with and create programs that catalyze and manifest innovation. This includes taking experiences of working with the industry into the classroom and bringing innovation and design practices from the classroom to the industry. We base our activities in the principles of human centered design and merge Education, Design and Entrepreneurship. Our method is based on the Lab Studio Model, designed in Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland.
Empowerment Academy (EA) is a wing within King’s College which aims at instilling and developing 4CR (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Reflection) skills among teachers and students by designing various programs and workshops. Since its establishment in 2016, EA has provided workshops to 200+ teachers Inspired by design thinking and the LABStudio Model, EA also started TeachLab in 2018. TeachLab aims to empower teachers and educators to use the design thinking process to solve the challenges they face within their institution.
Growth and Innovation Studies
Growth and Innovation Studies (GIS) is a research center at King's that focuses on local level knowledge and integration of such knowledge into the current King's curriculum to provide relevant and contextual issues that businesses can face.
King’s Incubator is the center of innovation and entrepreneurial development at King’s College. It facilitates the growth of Social Entrepreneurship and Commercial Entrepreneurship through applied workshop, training, providing access to seed capital, mentoring and networking. The center runs its Incubation Center to transform the ideas into concrete business ventures and aspires to guide the start-ups or existing organizations towards more challenging and profitable goals.
Office of Safe and Respectable Learning
The Office of Safe and Respectable Learning (OSRL) was established with a vision to prevent harassment and discrimination, and to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice at King’s College, thereby, creating a safe and respectable learning space for all students, staff and faculty members. OSRL is dedicated to creating a campus culture where our members can pursue their academic, professional, and social activities without fear and intimidation, and with dignity and respect.
King’s College has forged numerous collaborative partnerships with globally renowned institutions. For instance, the institution has facilitated various programs enabling students to tackle pressing global issues in international teams, in conjunction with organizations like Impact Week, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, eBridge Alliance, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Demola International, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Society of Entrepreneurship Educators, and Little Big Fund.
Furthermore, King’s College has initiated an exchange program with California State University (CSU) – San Marcos & Monterey Bay, and State University of New York (SUNY) – Albany, offering students the opportunity to participate in a 2+2 program. This program allows students to complete two years at King’s College and transfer to one of the aforementioned universities in the U.S. to finish the remaining two years.
On a local scale, King’s College has established collaborations with Karkhana, Teach for Nepal, Himalayan Development Initiative, Young Innovations, Clock B, Mero Adda, among others. A notable recent collaboration with Panchkhal Municipality has enabled the institution to extend learning experiences directly to the community, fostering deeper engagement, empathy, and co-learning opportunities.
In terms of placement and internships, King’s College students have secured positions or internships with top companies in Nepal, including Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Nepal SBI Bank Ltd., Nabil Bank Ltd., Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of Asia Ltd., Mega Bank Ltd., NMB Bank Ltd., Mercantile Exchange Nepal (MEX), Nepal Derivative Exchange (NDEX), Ncell Pvt. Ltd., Hotel Yak and Yeti, Hotel Annapurna, STC Network, Sri Lankan Embassy, and Bhat-Bhateni Supermarket & Departmental Store, among others.
Prospective students interested in enrolling in any of the various programs provided by King's College can conveniently do so through online registration by clicking HERE.
Students will then have to go through an entrance examination as well as an interview before getting admission in the college.
Welcome to King’s College!
As individuals embark on their educational, personal, and professional growth, King’s College is pleased to introduce what it offers to them.
As an educational institution, King’s College endeavors to eliminate the barriers between communities and classrooms. It integrates real-world knowledge and wisdom with academic education. Leading and fostering innovative communities, its vision is to construct an educational ecosystem where communities, industries, students, and educators converge in the learning environment to implement an entrepreneurial mindset, co-creation, and co-learning.
In short, King's College endeavors to foster learning that is "real and relevant," extending beyond traditional academic confines of books, classrooms, and exams, fostering an entrepreneurial mindset.
As part of their academic programs, students also have the option to participate in a variety of continuously evolving and updated professional development modules aimed at improving their professional and employability skills. These modules are developed by industry experts based on the skills and qualities most sought after by employers and the professional world. With a focus on real and relevant learning, these modules are tailored to students' interests. For instance, students enrolled in the MBA Entrepreneurship program will engage in modules covering topics such as startup valuation, networking, and human-centered design, enabling them to apply their learning directly to their own entrepreneurial endeavors.
Within our walls and beyond, our mission is to passionately nurture an entrepreneurial spirit, instilling in our students not just knowledge but a transformative way of thinking.
Our focus lies in the meaningful difference we make through academic excellence and holistic development. We aspire to lead educational advancements with a deep-rooted dedication to shaping future leaders.
Our vision is simple yet powerful: to be a catalyst for societal transformation through entrepreneurship. As we diligently strive to achieve this vision, our mission remains grounded in nurturing entrepreneurial minds, capable and eager to harness Nepal's abundant, yet untapped, resources.
We firmly believe education is a shared responsibility, a public asset, and thus we hold ourselves accountable to the communities we serve. Our educational philosophy, driven by progressiveness, revolves around the ‘Community as Curriculum’ approach, placing the needs and aspirations of our community at the heart of what we teach.
We provide quality higher education, with a focus on entrepreneurship, as a vital social initiative. Collaboratively engaging with our community, we aim to drive positive change and contribute to the greater good. We hold ourselves accountable, collaborate with humility, empower with grace, innovate with joy, and above all, uphold firm integrity.
Join King's College on this humble journey of shaping a brighter future for our society, where education is an agent of hope and transformation.
All of the programs of King’s College and Westcliff University are approved by the Ministry of
Education, Government of Nepal.
The courses are accredited by organizations including: ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs) Global Business Accredation, WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and TIMES Higher Education.