Knox College

Knox College Ranking

country rank: 648
world rank: 1800

University Overview

Knox College ranking, established in 1837, is a non-profit private liberal arts college based in the rural setting of Galesburg, Illinois (population range of 10,000-49,999). There are also branch campuses for this institution in the following cities: Quad Towns, Peoria Knox College is a very limited (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education university formally associated with the Christian-Presbyterian church. It is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. Knox College provides a variety of classes and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 183-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Students at Knox College ranking have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative resources.

Knox College Ranking

University Identity

Name Knox College
Founded 1837
Motto Veritas Truth
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 2 E South Street Galesburg 61401-9999 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (309) 341 7000
Fax +1 (309) 341 7070
Other locations Peoria, Quad Cities

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2 East South Street Galesburg 61401-4999 (309) 341 7100 800 678 5669

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Knox College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 331,297 physical volumes, 13,264 physical media, 162,293 digital/electronic medium and 200 licensed digital/electronic databases. Knox College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Knox College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,116 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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