Knox College Rankings

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In the World#2373 of 14178
In North America#732 of 2629
In the United States#669 of 2528
In Illinois#27 of 100
In Galesburg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$23,476 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,258
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
knox.edu

Knox College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%62%73%
Applicants3,3971,5571,840
Admissions2,3219711,350
Freshmen enrolled full time318123195

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
171 or 54%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Knox College are 1090-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
130 or 41%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Knox College are 24-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White584 (46%)
Nonresident Alien248 (20%)
Hispanic168 (13%)
Black or African American95 (8%)
Two or more races76 (6%)
Asian58 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown26 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,476/year
Average aid awarded
$34,798
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,828
$30-48K$19,186
$48-75K$19,653
$75-110K$23,813
$110K+$31,104

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$47,385
Tuition in-state$47,385
Tuition out-of-state$47,385
Fee in-district$783
Fee in-state$783
Fee out-of-state$783

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,121
Combined charge for room and board$10,068
Room charge$5,040
Meal charge$5,028

Knox College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics33
Creative Writing31
Sociology and Anthropology26
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other22
Computer Science20
Elementary Education and Teaching17
Political Science and Government, General16
Biochemistry13
Spanish Language and Literature9
English Language and Literature, General8
International Relations and Affairs8
Environmental Studies8
Physics, General7
Neuroscience7
History, General6
Mathematics, General6
Secondary Education and Teaching5
International & Global Studies5
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Chemistry, General4
Asian Studies & Civilization3
Music, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Philosophy3
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies2
Financial Mathematics2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Business Administration and Management, General1
African-American & Black Studies1
Latin Language and Literature1
Women's Studies1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Grand Total317
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate74%73%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
920
Citations
27,799

Publication count by topic

Psychology
194
Computer science
141
Biology
105
Chemistry
83
Sociology
75
Political science
65
History
47
Art
32
Mathematics
31
Philosophy
27
Materials science
15
Economics
15
Geography
12
Physics
12
Medicine
11
Geology
9
Business
8
Engineering
3
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History684277
Sociology8293,127
Psychology92714,657
Art110665
Political science1530342
Philosophy174719
Business2172507
Biology24933,066
Economics2582240
Mathematics2593798
Geography2644174
Computer science2828921
Chemistry29681,568
Geology304259
Materials science3054715
Physics363489
Engineering490219
Environmental science491211
Medicine524756

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990983
199111134
19926106
199311184
19947116
19955127
199610109
19977159
199815134
19999177
200011224
200113269
200215207
200317364
200413493
20058489
200615672
200716756
200825891
2009231094
2010331144
2011271454
2012341470
2013491605
2014421867
2015381732
2016641917
2017361951
2018491751
2019502120
2020372190

General info

Founded1837
WikipediaKnox College (Illinois)
MottoVeritas
Truth
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarQuarters
Total FTE staff393
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address2 E South St
Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-9999
United States
City population32,000
Phone3093417000
Fax+1 (309) 341 7070

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