Campus Life and Facilities
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...
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.”...
All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Apartments for single students
GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
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Athletic Division :Division III
Men's Sports Team Name :Prairie Fire
Women's Sports Team Name :Prairie Fire
# of sports for women, varsity
# of sports for men, varsity
Women's Athletics List, Varsity
Men's Athletics list, Varsity
Minority Support Groups
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%
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.
Quality of Life Rating
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/