Knox College

Galesburg, IL, USA
3.68 Average Rating

Located in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox College is a 4-year liberal arts institution. On top of traditional bachelor programs, Knox has cooperative programs with other colleges, immersion terms for hands-on exploration of a single field for a full term, and offers every student the Power of Experience grant, which is $2,000 dollars to undertake a qualifying experiential learning opportunity. Knox is home to the Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study designed specifically for undergraduate research and creative work, as well as the Stellyes Center for Global Studies, which sends about half of their student body for academic experiences off campus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
45%
Out of State Students
55%
0
100
65%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,356
Total Number of Undergrads
1,356
Academic Calendar

Trimester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
73%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
80%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,804
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$42,532
Out-of-State Tuition
$42,532
0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$28,374
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
120
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Davenport
Saint Louis
New York
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
18%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
knox is a traditional small town liberal arts schools. the professors are excellent and the academics are intellectually stimulating. however, the location is most definitely small town; be sure you're comfortable with that type of environment before you attend.
Sara from Littleton, CO
knox college is an accepting community composed of students and professors that want to learn from each other. the school has a friendly atmosphere and maintains a good relationship with the surrounding galesburg community. a truly wonderful college for people from all walks of life.
Nicholas from Lockport, IL

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