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Knox College

Galesburg, IL

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.

Web Sitewww.knox.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,357
   Women801 (59.0%)
   Men556 (41.0%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate65% of 3,514 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math530-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading500-650 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$53,515
Tuition and Fees
$43,285
Room and Board
$9,330
Average Percent of Need Met91%
Average Freshman Award$38,463
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,368

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemTrimester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
115
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Galesburg Population31,665
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPeoria, Quad Cities
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 87% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
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Sororities19% of women participate
Fraternities 35% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.5% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
16.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.3% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students14.4% from 43 countries
First-Year Students Returning86.8%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
69.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
29%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.65 4.03 540 635 28
Low 3.30 3.30 510 560 20
High 3.98 4.50 570 710 33
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