Knox College is on a 82-acre campus in the small town setting of Galesburg, Illinois, not far from Peoria and Quad Cities.
There are many activities and organizations for Knox College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Knox College has fraternities and sororities.
Knox College has the International Club. In fact, more students participate in the International Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Knox College include Student Senate, Union Board, Alpha Phi Omega (APO, Co-ed Service Fraternity) and Improv Club.
Knox College students' favorite campus events are International Fair and Flunk Day.
This table offers information on housing at Knox College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||84%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||14%|
Knox College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Knox College students live on campus. In 2022, 84% of undergrads at Knox College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 14% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Knox College. On the weekends, about 80% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Knox College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Knox College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Knox College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Knox College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Knox College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Knox College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Knox College, take Interstate 74 to Galesburg, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greater Peoria International, Quad Cities International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Knox College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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