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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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