Knox College

Private, Four-years School Located in Galesburg, IL

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How much is the Knox tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Knox's tuition & fees is $55,587.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $68,335 when a student lives on-campus.

Knox Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$55,587
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$10,326
On-campus Expenses$1,222
Off-campus Room & Board$10,326
Off-campus Expenses$1,000
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$59,910

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Knox for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $247,731 at Knox. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $294,992. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $132,160.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$58,017$69,671$31,537
Sophomore (2024-25)$60,553$72,314$32,513
Junior (2025-26)$63,200$75,068$33,528
Senior (2026-27)$65,962$77,940$34,583
4 Years Total$247,731$294,992$132,160
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$60,553$72,314$32,513
Sophomore (2025-26)$63,200$75,068$33,528
Junior (2026-27)$65,962$77,940$34,583
Senior (2027-28)$68,845$80,933$35,681
4 Years Total$258,560$306,255$136,305
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$63,200$75,068$33,528
Sophomore (2026-27)$65,962$77,940$34,583
Junior (2027-28)$68,845$80,933$35,681
Senior (2028-29)$71,855$84,053$36,824
4 Years Total$269,862$317,994$140,616
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$65,962$77,940$34,583
Sophomore (2027-28)$68,845$80,933$35,681
Junior (2028-29)$71,855$84,053$36,824
Senior (2029-30)$74,995$87,306$38,012
4 Years Total$281,657$330,232$145,100
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$68,845$80,933$35,681
Sophomore (2028-29)$71,855$84,053$36,824
Junior (2029-30)$74,995$87,306$38,012
Senior (2030-31)$78,274$90,697$39,248
4 Years Total$293,969$342,989$149,765

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Knox' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $21,542.
In-StateOut-of-State
Knox College$55,587
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Financial Aid and COA

At Knox College, 1,151 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $36,537.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Knox is $31,798 for students living on-campus and $31,576 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 270 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $37,015 and the average amount of student loans is $6,511.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$68,335
COA (off-campus)$68,113
Tuition & Fees$55,587
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,748
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,526
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,798
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,576
Average Financial Aid$36,537
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,151100%$36,537
Pell Grants34530%$4,915
Federal Student Loan66457%$6,434
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid270100%-
Grants or Scholarships270100%$37,015
Federal Grants7227%$5,042
Pell Grants7227%$4,524
Other Federal Grants7227%$517
State/Local Grants4015%$5,445
Institutional Grants270100%$34,864
Student Loan Aid15859%$6,511
Federal Student Loans15658%$5,230
Other Student Loans156%$14,194

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Knox's acceptance rate is 70.24%. A total of 3,061 applicants applied to and 2,150 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 270 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 12.56%.
To apply to Knox, 4 items are required - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school rank. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,0611,465$1,596
Admitted2,150978$1,172
Enrolled270122$148
Acceptance Rate70.24%66.76%73.43%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.56%12.47%12.63%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered But Not Required
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Knox. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,265 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 28.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,2651,1501,380
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW645590700
SAT Math620560680
ACT Composite282431
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math252128
ACT English282333

Student Population

Knox College has a total of 1,058 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 501 male students and 655 female students attending Knox.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate1,156 501655

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2 E South St, Galesburg, IL
Phone309-341-7000
WEBhttps://www.knox.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered45 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate73.32%
Yield11.28%
Student Population1,058
Graduation Rate74%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate82%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties105 (Full-time), 44 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs339 (Full-time), 104 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,244
Average Staff Salary$50,637