Knox College

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Knox College


Graduates

  • 20% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$27,900 / year

Room and Board

$5,925

Application deadline

February 1

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

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 Valley, Ernest Hemingway and the lost generation, and Abraham Lincoln. Famulener Print Collection Wireless network in Seymour Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 311,715 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,782 current serial subscriptions.
  • 98,723 microforms.
  • 7,497 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Educational Technology Center, operated jointly with Carl Sandburg College

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 59 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 42 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 16 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,900 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 95% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 7% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 72% of housing units are Triples.
  • 14% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 27 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 4% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Crossroads International Fair, Flunk Day, Honnold Lecture
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 99 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Sigma Alpha Iota, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Chi Alpha, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Hillel Club, Islamic Club, Newman Club
  • 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 Women of Color, Southeast Asian Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, College Choir, ANSO Club, Bike Club, Caxton Club (literary), Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Cinema Club, Circle K, Classics Club, Collegium Musicum (Madrigal Singers), DARE, Debate/Forensics, Emerging Leaders, Fencing Club, Four Elements (Hiphop), Gaming Information Network, Habitat for Humanity, Jazz Ensemble/Combo, Knox Dance Squad, Knox Democrats, Knox Republicans, Knox-Sandburg Community Band, Martial Arts Club, Math Club, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Volleyball, Model U. N. Non-Traditional Students Club, Philosophy Club, Photography Club, Physics Club, Pre-Med Club, Students Against Sexism In Society, Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Student Senate, Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, Terpsichore Dance, Ultimate Frisbee, Women's Health Advocacy, Women's Lacrosse
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Knox Student (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Peoria, IL (40), Moline, IL (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Galesburg, IL (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Galesburg, IL (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 45% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 37% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 890
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 4 fraternity houses
  • 24% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 2 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 11% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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