Knox College

Galesburg, IL

Knox College says, "For its entire history, Knox has been committed to the liberal arts as the best educational preparation for life. At various points in the College's past, the faculty has reassessed the curriculum, revising it in the light of changes in our society, and in student needs and aspirations. In this same tradition, the Knox curriculum today is designed to reaffirm - and to demonstrate - the continuing fundamental value of liberal education as a preparation for life, for personal success, and for collective civic welfare in the 21st century." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,356
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:72%
  • Tuition & Fees:$44,958 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the "Writing" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 07/21/2017


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