Tuition & Fees

$44,958

$44,958

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
38%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
17%
600-699
43%
500-599
23%
400-499
17%
700-800
7%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
40%
18-23
22%
12-17
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
49%
18-23
27%
12-17
5%
30-36
30%
24-29
48%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,292
Declined + 1,222
Total Received 3,514
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Private (nonprofit)

1,357

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Creative Writing
  2. Economics
  3. Pyschology
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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 and three hours from Chicago and St. Louis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,357
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 30,960), approximately 45 miles from both Moline and Peoria. Train serves campus; 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
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
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 35% of male students
 
4 sororities 19% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
38%
400-499
21%
300-399
2%
700-800
17%
600-699
43%
500-599
23%
400-499
17%
700-800
7%
600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
40%
18-23
22%
12-17
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
49%
18-23
27%
12-17
5%
30-36
30%
24-29
48%
18-23
21%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline 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

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,292
Declined + 1,222
Total Received 3,514

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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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 $44,191
Room $4,854
Board $4,812
Additional fees $767
Books & supplies $900
Total $55,524
Average Financial Aid - $36,532
Total with Avg. Aid $18,992

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,532

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,117,041
State $1,487,359
Institutional $28,052,505
Other external $524,514
Total $32,181,419

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,223,228
Other external $127,319
Total $5,350,547

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
Blaze the fox
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%

1,357
students

Female
59%
801

Male
41%
556

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,327
students

Female
60%
787

Male
40%
540

undergraduatePart-time

3%

30
students

Female
47%
14

Male
53%
16

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

trimester 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

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Nepal
Pakistan
Vietham
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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