Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Knox College (Galesburg, IL)

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Knox College is ranked 76 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 172 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 26%
Applicants who took ACT 74%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+11%
600-69928%
600+39%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69933%
600+48%

ACT Score

30-3624%
24-2949%
24+73%

Students applied3,445
Students admitted2,198
Admission rate64%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate71%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$42,532
Fees$753
Room and board$9,330
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$53,515

Cost after need-based aid$24,122
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,211

Average debt at graduation$32,644

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met88%
Average need-based aid$29,393
Average non-need-based aid$18,304

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,397

Full-Time

Men558
Women810

Part-Time

Men13
Women16

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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