Tuition & Fees

$43,285

$43,285

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
28%
500-599
37%
400-499
24%
700-800
15%
600-699
33%
500-599
35%
400-499
17%
700-800
12%
600-699
31%
500-599
31%
400-499
26%
30-36
34%
24-29
36%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%
12-17
7%
30-36
24%
24-29
48%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,198
Declined + 1,247
Total Received 3,445
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Private (nonprofit)

1,397

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Educational Studies
  3. Creative Writing
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Codes

SAT 1372
ACT 1052

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School Facts

Knox College, founded in 1837, is a private, residential, liberal arts institution. Its 90-acre campus is located in Galesburg, IL, 45 miles from Peoria.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,397
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Galesburg, IL

90-acre campus in Galesburg (population: 31,665), 45 miles from both Moline and Peoria. Served by bus and train; air serves Moline and Peoria. Public transportation serves campus.

Knox College
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 17% of male students
 
4 sororities 17% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
28%
500-599
37%
400-499
24%
700-800
15%
600-699
33%
500-599
35%
400-499
17%
700-800
12%
600-699
31%
500-599
31%
400-499
26%
30-36
34%
24-29
36%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%
30-36
16%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%
12-17
7%
30-36
24%
24-29
48%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1, December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,198
Declined + 1,247
Total Received 3,445

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Paul Steenis
Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission
P: 309 341-7100
F: 309 341-7070
admission@knox.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,532
Room $4,671
Board $4,659
Additional fees $753
Books & supplies $900
Total $53,515
Average Financial Aid - $34,769
Total with Avg. Aid $18,746

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,769

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,184,537
State $1,531,166
Institutional $27,499,359
Other external $448,626
Total $31,663,688

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,887,172
Other external $148,073
Total $5,035,245

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Prairie Fire
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology/Sociology
Art History/Studio
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Classics
Classics/Greek
Classics/Greek/Roman Culture
Classics/Roman
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Economics
Educational Studies/Elementary Education
Educational Studies/Secondary Education
English Literature
Environmental Studies
Financial Mathematics
French
Gender/Women's Studies
German
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Relations
International Studies
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Modern Languages/Literature
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Science Education
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,397
students

Female
59%
826

Male
41%
571

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,368
students

Female
60%
810

Male
40%
558

undergraduatePart-time

3%

29
students

Female
56%
16

Male
44%
13

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Winter: November 1

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

50%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Josh Ferchau
Director of International Student Services and Admission
309 341-7136
jferchau@knox.edu

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