2 East South Street, Box K-148, Galesburg, IL 61401 309-341-7100
http://www.knox.edu admission@knox.edu
About Knox College
  • Year of Foundation 1837
  • Size of Campus 82 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,245
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 47%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $34,110
  • Room and Board $7,488
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 1,384
Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,420 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. But to really get a feel for our campus, just consider this: Everything that happens at Knox both inside and outside of the classroom involves giving our students the freedom to flourish. Knox professors don't just stand in front of classes and "profess" their wisdom, and our students are not mere note takers.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 11%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Crossroads International Fair, Flunk Day, Honnold Lecture
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chi Alpha, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Hillel Club, Islamic Club, Newman Club
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Number of sororities 2
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Alpha Iota, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Number of frats 4
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Allied Blacks for Liberty and Equality, Chinese Club, French Club, Harambee Club (African), International Club, Japanese Club, Korean Club, Latin American Concerns Committee, Lo Nuestro, Russian Club, Spanish Club, United W
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Peoria, IL (40), Moline, IL (40)
  • Distance to nearest train Galesburg, IL (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Galesburg, IL (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (54%), women's dorms (9%), men's dorms (7%), fraternity housing (10%), apartment for single students (14%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 27
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 4%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 7%
  • Number of students using college housing 95%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 72%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 14%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Science-Math Center library Center for the Fine Arts library and listening facility The library's collections include extensive rare book and map collections on the history of the early American Midwest, the American Civil War, the Mississippi River Va
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 311,715
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Educational Technology Center, operated jointly with Carl Sandburg College
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 12,782
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 59
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 98,723
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,900
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 42
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,497
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 16
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs LaSalle Bank/ABN-AMRO, Analytic Innovations, Sigma-Aldrich, Wells Fargo, Americorps, Deloitte and Touche, Hewitt Associates
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 37%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 890
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 20%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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