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Knox College

Galesburg, Illinois

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Knox College

Private 4 Year

About Knox College

Knox College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college located in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Knox is classified as a more selective institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and is ranked 71st among liberal arts colleges by the 2017 edition of America's Best Colleges in U.S. News & World Report. It is one of 40 schools featured in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives.


Located in Galesburg, Illinois.

2 E South St, Galesburg, IL, 61401-9999, Knox County

Knox College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2021 Best Colleges in America

#513 of 6828

2021 Best Colleges in Illinois

#19 of 274

2021 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

#13 of 208

Most Popular Majors

Out of 16 majors categories at Knox College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Knox College within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni