Knox College

Galesburg, Illinois

#358 National Colleges

68.32% Admission Rate
Not Very Selective

1,229 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
  • Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, small, highly residential
Knox College may refer to:

Knox College (Illinois), a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois, US

Knox College, Otago, a hall of residence and school of ministry at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Knox College, University of Toronto, a Toronto School of Theology (TST) and University of Toronto affiliated theological college in Toronto, Canada

Knox College, Jamaica, a Junior School, High School, and Community College in Spaldings, Jamaica

"Knox College." Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 15 February 2022,

Galesburg, Illinois

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Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)

Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Bachelor's degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Social Sciences 26.2%
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 18.3%
English Language And Literature/Letters 12.3%
Psychology 6.9%
Education 6.9%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6.3%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3.8%
Visual And Performing Arts 3.5%
Physical Sciences 3.5%
Mathematics And Statistics 2.5%
Natural Resources And Conservation 2.5%
History 1.9%
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 1.9%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1.6%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1.0%
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 0.6%
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0.3%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1255 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 680 610 540
Verbal 670 610 550

ACT Scores

28 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 28 25 21
English 34 29 24