Knox College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Galesburg, IL, which is a predominantly rural area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled yearly at Knox College.
Areas of study available at Knox College include:
- English Language And Literature
- Social Sciences
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the school. Roughly 70% of all students that applied were accepted at this school, with 20% of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $38,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's tuition calculator to understand their cost of attendance. The cost of on-campus housing is about $4,100 per year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for Knox College is the "Prairie Fire", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through oversight by the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
To see a full list of programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.knox.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Knox College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Knox College has a total student population of about 1,400, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $41,000-$49,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $5,000 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$28,045|
|Receiving Student Loans||66%||$7,649|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Knox College may provide services to students including:
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Knox College has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||71%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Knox College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (Midwest Conference)
- Track and Field (Midwest Conference)
- Football (Midwest Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Knox College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- University of Illinois at Springfield in Springfield, IL (93 miles away)
- Truman State University in Kirksville, MO (127 miles away)
- Chicago State University in Chicago, IL (153 miles away)
- Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL (155 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin Colleges in Madison, WI (155 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Knox College for official up-to-date information.