Knox College

Galesburg, IL

Knox College

Galesburg, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$49,974

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
540
75th
660
25th
540
75th
31
25th
23
75th
29
25th
21
75th
31
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,199
Declined 905
Total Received 3,104
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Private

1,290

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,290
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

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90-acre campus in Galesburg (population 32,193), approximately 45 miles from both Moline and Peoria. Train serves campus; air serves Moline and Peoria. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Knox College
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL
61401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
540
75th
660
25th
540
75th
31
25th
23
75th
29
25th
21
75th
31
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,199
Declined 905
Total Received 3,104

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

55%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,976

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $49,185
Room $5,040
Board $5,130
Additional fees $789
Books & supplies $900
Total $61,044
Average Financial Aid - $33,976
Total with Avg. Aid $27,068

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,153,361
State $1,440,740
Institutional $31,695,102
Other external $562,846
Total $35,852,049

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,732,985
Other external $40,746
Total $5,773,731

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 678-KNOX
F: 309 341-7453
financialaid@knox.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

fencing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, fencing, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, indoor soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Creative Writing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

1,290

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,290
students

Female
57%
739

Male
43%
551

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,247
students

Female
57%
707

Male
43%
540

3%

43
students

Female
74%
32

Male
26%
11

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Student Break-down

19%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Winter: November 1

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

63

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

17

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
Pakistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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