Knox College

Knox College

Galesburg, IL
location
Private
type
Small
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
1,399
total students
$41,094 | $41,094
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 1
fall application deadline
68%
acceptance rate
Very Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Financial Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,221
    • Accepted2,198
    • Acceptance Rate68%
    • Enrolled1,399
    • Female Applicants1,811
    • Females Accepted1,288
    • Female Acceptance Rate71%
    • Male Applicants1,410
    • Males Accepted910
    • Male Acceptance Rate64%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$40
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      All students apply using the Common Application. First-year students must submit the Common Application, High School Transcript, School Report form, and Teacher Evaluation Form. Scholarships auditions or portfolios and ACT/SAT scores are optional for most students
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st March 31st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st May 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 580 690
    • SAT Math 540 670
    • SAT Writing 560 670
    • ACT Composite 23 30
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$41,094
    • Out-of-state tuition *$41,094
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$753
    • Room and board *$9,012
    • Room only *$4,512
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,399
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino12.65%
    • Black or African American7.86%
    • White or Caucasian53.11%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian5.58%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races4.29%
    • Unknown3.79%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout12.51% representing 45 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students43% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 80%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Student-Run Radio Station (WVKC), International Club, Student Newspaper (The Knox Student), Common Ground, Terpsichore (Dance Collective)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division 3 No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty145
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 1,377 students to 126 faculty

Location & Contact

2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
USA

Mr.Paul Steenis

Dean of Admission

Phone: 309-341-7100
Fax: 309-341-7070
Email: admission@knox.edu


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