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Knox College, founded in 1837, is a private, liberal arts institution. Its 82-acre campus is located in Galesburg, 45 miles from Peoria. The campus's oldest building is a registered National Historical Landmark.

Website: www.knox.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,333
Undergraduate
Students
(56.6%) 754 Women
(43.4%) 579 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 2,738 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
540-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,136
Tuition and Fees
$48,168
Room and Board
$10,068
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Freshman Award
$41,039
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,212
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
112
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Galesburg Population
31,665
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Peoria, Quad Cities
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
86% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
12% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.6% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
17.8% Hispanic/Latino
5.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.2% White
2.3% Unknown
International Students
16.6% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
23%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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