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#720 Overall Influence #388 Desirability Rank

Knox College

College in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA

From Wikipedia

Knox College is a private liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. Knox College was founded in 1837 and offers more than 60 courses of study.History Knox College was founded as Knox Manual Labor College in 1837 by a group of Presbyterians and Congregationalists organized by George Washington Gale. Gale was Galesburg's and Knox's "founding father". He believed in the manual labor system of education, and had previously implemented it at America's first such college, the short-lived Oneida Institute, near Utica, New York.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,104

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

71%

Median SAT Score

1220

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$49,185

Fees (in-state)

$789

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$16,828
30K - 48K$19,186
48K - 75K$19,653
75K - 110K$23,813
110K+$31,104

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$43,500

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2 E South St, Galesburg IL 61401

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

32 per 100K

Violent Crime

4 per 100K

What is Knox College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#555 World Rank
Literature
#832 World Rank
Education
#584 World Rank
Computer Science
#632 World Rank
History
#753 World Rank
Mathematics
#940 World Rank
Political Science
#594 World Rank
Psychology
#1370 World Rank
Biology
#990 World Rank
Philosophy
#1681 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1485 World Rank
Physics
#1798 World Rank
Economics
#1053 World Rank
Sociology
#2954 World Rank
Chemistry
#1587 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#270 World Rank
Communications
#523 World Rank
Law
#895 World Rank
Medical
#897 World Rank
Business
#1292 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1384 World Rank
Social Work
#1660 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1747 World Rank
Nursing
#3148 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Knox College 's Most influential alumni?

Knox College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Law, and Literature

Benton Jay Hall

American politician

Arthur N. Daniels

American politician

Mikaela Kumlin Granit

Mikaela Kumlin Granit

Swedish diplomat

George Radcliffe Colton

American politician

Reed F. Cutler

American politician

Deb Gardner

American politician

Stephen V. White

Stephen V. White

American politician

Aldo DeAngelis

American politician and businessman

Wallace Thompson

American politician

Deborah J Myers

Researcher

James E. Defebaugh

American politician

Linda Langston