Knox College

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Knox College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Galesburg, IL, a predominately rural area. Knox College has an enrollment of about a thousand students.

This school has an acceptance rate of about 75 percent with 19 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Knox College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Knox College was reported as 75.0% in Fall 2013 with over 2,660 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Knox College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.7%
  • 2010-2011: 75.8%
  • 2011-2012: 71.5%
  • 2012-2013: 77.6%
  • 2013-2014: 75.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.1%

How Does Knox College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Knox College is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Monmouth College64.3%
Augustana College58.7%
Saint Ambrose University96.2%
Eureka College67.8%
Iowa Wesleyan College60.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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