The King’s University Partners with Virtual Bookstores to Offer Substantial Textbook Savings for Students

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The King’s University has selected Virtual Bookstores to provide a customized online solution to increase access to affordable course materials. The private, four-year university, with its main campus located in Southlake, TX, was named one of the 50 Most Affordable Small Private Colleges in the United States.

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"We ( are pleased to partner with The King's University to align with their goals of providing students an innovative virtual bookstore experience." - Matt Montgomery, President and CEO,

Beginning in fall 2018, TKU will have expanded access to affordable course materials in every format, including new, used, rental, eBook, and a peer-to-peer marketplace. Focused on an improved student experience, orders can be placed at any time through a state-of-the-art online bookstore customized for the institution.’s industry expertise will afford TKU a best-in-class bookstore experience that provides significant savings on course materials with maximum purchasing flexibility, including the ability to leverage student financial aid. By offering a robust online experience, TKU will meet the needs of all campuses in both Texas and California.

Promoting TKU’s commitment to a superior and equally affordable education, Virtual Bookstores will offer an expansive textbook rental selection in addition to new and used, reflecting the highest percentage of rental availability in the industry. With a vast selection of discounted course materials, TKU students can anticipate savings up to 70% off of publisher list prices. This equates to improved access to course materials through reduced costs, ultimately driving academic outcomes. Further complementing the solution for students is an exceptional customer service team who will provide superior year-round support. Faculty also benefit from a powerful online adoption tool that streamlines the entire adoption process.

“The King’s University is committed to providing quality education and practical ministry training to future pastors and leaders in the most cost-effective way possible,” said Ashley Green, Vice President of Business Administration and CFO for TKU. “We are also constantly looking for ways to improve the student experience. Through opportunities to expand our online store platform to include University-branded merchandise, to implement a textbook voucher system that works with students’ financial aid, and to offer a new scholarship for textbooks, we look forward to partnering with in accomplishing those goals.”

“’s Virtual Bookstore program is committed to improved textbook affordability,” said Matt Montgomery, President and CEO of “We are pleased to partner with The King’s University to align with their goals of providing students an innovative virtual bookstore experience. Together, we help combat the rising costs of higher education by delivering the right course materials at competitive prices.”

More information on Virtual Bookstores can be found at

About is a premier online retailer of textbooks and digital course materials. Consistently exceeding industry standards,’s mission is to provide the easiest, fastest, and most affordable way for K-12 and higher education students to buy, rent, or sell textbooks and digital content. The company launched on July 2, 1999, the birthday of original investor Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. From the beginning, their driving force has been meeting the needs of the customers they serve. Remaining an innovative leader in the course materials industry, serves over 250 colleges and universities through an innovative course material solutions suite, including full-service Virtual Bookstores and the ALL Access program.'s mission enables institutions to increase course material affordability, serving millions of students to date. Through products that simplify the adoption, management and procurement of course materials, propels student success by delivering the right course materials, at the right time, at the right price. Learn more at

About The King’s University

The King’s University is a small private college, with its main campus located in Southlake, TX. Providing a flexible learning environment with both on-ground and online options, TKU is an accredited evangelical institution dedicated to the preparation of men and women for effective leadership and Christ-like servanthood in the global community. Currently offering 16 vocational ministry degree plans including undergraduate and graduate degrees, TKU has branch campuses and teaching sites in multiple U.S. cities. With more than 700 students University-wide, and more than 400 students at the Southlake campus in Dallas/Fort Worth, TKU’s dynamic learning environment and Spirit-empowered community enable its students to learn, develop skills and talents, and grow in relationships. More information on TKU can be found at

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