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Knox College

Galesburg, IL

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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
Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission
Email: admission@knox.edu
Phone: 309-341-7100
Fax: 309-341-7070

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,111
Applied
2,205
Accepted
1,154
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

1,656
Females Applied
1,235
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,455
Males Applied
970
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen January 15th January 1st
Early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer April 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 540 660
SAT Math 600 540 660
ACT Composite 27 23 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,784
Private
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Fees

792
Full-time student fees
10,221
Room & board
5,040
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

41,908
Avg. Financial Aid Package
43,029
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
32,813
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,346
Avg. Loan Aid
26,743
Avg. Grant Aid
37,416
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
85.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,154
Total Undergrad students
15%
International Students
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.36%
Black or African American 8.41%
White or Caucasian 49.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 4.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.27%
Two or more races 5.58%
Other 2.83%

Gender

Male (43.33%)
Female (56.67%)

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 73%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
International Fair and Flunk Day

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
International Club, Student Senate, Union Board, Alpha Phi Omega (APO, Co-ed Service Fraternity) and Improv Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers 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
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
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

115
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 97
Part-time - 18
Male - 69
Female - 46
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