Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Knox College (Galesburg, IL)

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Knox College is ranked 70 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 156 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 24%
Applicants who took ACT 73%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69929%
600+38%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69943%
600+61%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2948%
24+77%

Students applied3,514
Students admitted2,292
Admission rate65%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate69%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$44,191
Fees$767
Room and board$9,666
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$55,524

Cost after need-based aid$24,518
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,403

Average debt at graduation$30,638

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$38,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$31,006
Average non-need-based aid$19,121

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,357

Full-Time

Men540
Women787

Part-Time

Men16
Women14

Freshmen retained87%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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