1,356
Students
Financial aid thermometer
35,746
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Knox College is a 4-year institution located in Galesburg, IL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2 East South Street
Campus Box148
Galesburg, IL  61401
United States
Contact Mr. Paul Steenis
Dean of Admission
Email: admission@knox.edu
Phone: 309-341-7100
Fax: 309-341-7070

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,222
Applied
2,305
Accepted
1,356
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

1,793
Females Applied
1,341
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,429
Males Applied
964
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported March 15th
Early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer April 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 670
SAT Math 580 695
ACT Composite 23 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,783
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Fees

771
Full-time student fees
9,870
Room & board
4,941
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

35,746
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,565
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,009
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,280
Avg. Loan Aid
21,835
Avg. Grant Aid
28,374
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,356
Total undergrad students
17%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.62%
Black or African American 8.05%
White or Caucasian 47.43%
Asian 5.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 6.04%
Other 1.57%

Gender

Male (42.55%)
Female (57.45%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
International Fair, Pumphandle and Rootabaga Jazz Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student-Run Radio Station (WVKC), Best Buddies (Assistance and Friendship for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities), Student Newspaper (The Knox Student), Common Ground and Terpsichore (Dance Collective)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

140
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 110
Part-time - 30
Male - 80
Female - 60