Knox College

country rank  666
world rank  1825

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University Overview

Founded in 1837, Knox College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Galesburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Peoria, Quad Cities. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Knox College is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Knox College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 183 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1837
Motto Veritas
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 2 E South Street
Galesburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
61401-9999 Illinois
United States
T +1 (309) 341 7000
F +1 (309) 341 7070
Other locations Peoria, Quad Cities

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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
+1 (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 Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Knox College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020