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Knox College

Campus Life and Facilities

Knox Says...

Under the open skies of west-central Illinois sits the 82-acre Knox campus. Built on prairieland, its broad lawns and big trees offer plenty of prime spots to study, play or simply relax and enjoy. Days are generally clear and sunny, with warm springs and colorful falls. Knox's nearby Green Oaks Biological Field Station offers an additional 700 acr... More More

Knox Students Say...

Knox is praised throughout the campus for its “support for first-generation col- lege students, which really reflects Knox’s history and values.” “You’ll meet a lot of people very fast, and by the end of your first term you’ll already be good friends with a pretty big portion of the student body.” Many undergrads portray themselves as “weird,” with... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

2 East South Street, Campus Box 148

Galesburg, IL 61401

United States

Phone: 309-341-7100

Fax: 309-341-7070

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 79
Fire Safety Rating: 84
Green Rating: 80
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 82.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.knox.edu/offices-and-services/campus-sa...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 86.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students

Other:
Gender-neutral housing
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:95
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:8
Number of Social Sororities:4
    % of women who join:16%
Number of Social Fraternities:6
% of men who join: 26
Number of Religious Organizations:5
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:www.knox.edu/student-life/organizations-and-clubs/common-ground
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:www.knox.edu/student-life/organizations-and-clubs/able www.knox.edu/student-life/organizations-and-clubs/asian-student-association www.knox.edu/student-life/organizations-and-clubs/harambee-club www.knox.edu/student-life/organizations-and-clubs/lo-nuestro www.knox.edu/offices-and-services/student-development/trio www.knox.edu/offices-and-services/center-for-intercultural-life
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Prairie Fire
Women's Sports Team Name:Prairie Fire
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 65
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 97.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: HP, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Green Oaks Biological Field Station, 760-acres of Midwestern prairie, forest, and lakes, is used for a variety of academic and social activities, including Green Oaks Term—a 10-week interdisciplinary term in disciplines ranging from environmental studies to art to philosophy. Alumni Hall is currently under complete renovation and will open in the winter 2014 to act as a hub for a variety of centers that promote experiential learning, from the Stellyes Center for Global Studies of Global Study to the Bastian Family Center for Career and Pre-Professional Development and the Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study. In addition, Knox is home to anthropology, art, and field museums; a theatre with revolving stage and computerized lighting; ceramics, sculpture, painting, and printmaking studios; environmental climate chambers; an electron microscopy laboratory; and numerous analytical instruments within chemistry laboratories.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    79
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    84
  • Green Rating:
    80
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    98%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    86.00
  • # of Organizations:
    95
  • # of Honor Societies:
    8
  • # of Social Sororities:
    4
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    6
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    5
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