Knox College

2 E South St, Galesburg, IL 61401

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Knox College


  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Men's Dorms
  • Fraternity Housing
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for International Students
  • Other: Theme housing.
Room & Board Expenses $7,932
Living On-Campus 85%
Living Off-Campus 15%

Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(309) 341-7979
Medical Center Emergency Department
(309) 343-1000
Campus Police
368 S. Prairie Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-4999


Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Prairie Fire
School Song: Hail Knox
School Colors: purple and gold
Official Athletics Site:
Athletic Facilities fieldhouse, fitness center, gymnasium, natatorium, tennis courts, track, wrestling complex; baseball, football, soccer, softball fields
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Midwest Conference
Basketball: Midwest Conference
Baseball: Midwest Conference
Track: Midwest Conference

Athletics Department at Knox College

Athletic Director Name
Chad Eisele
Athletic Department Email

Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 6
Number of Sororities: 4
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 18%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 17%

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station

Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling

Other Services at Knox College

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • Thomas E. Kurtz, co-creator, BASIC programming language
  • Ismat Kittani, former president, U.N. General Assembly
  • Barry Bearak, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, New York Times.

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