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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
1,258
Undergraduate
Students
(57.4%) 722 Women
(42.6%) 536 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 3,397 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
540-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$62,044
Tuition and Fees
$49,974
Room and Board
$10,170
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Freshman Award
$41,039
Average Indebtedness of 2019 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
108
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
82% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
16% of women participate
Fraternities
28% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
9.3% Black/African-American
16.7% Hispanic/Latino
7.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.3% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
18.6% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
64.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
53%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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