|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Knox College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,321 out of 3,397 applicants were admitted making Knox College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 35 percent. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Knox College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Knox College?
Knox College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1220 to 1350||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1090 to 1220||Avg -||56%-68%|
|960 to 1090||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 960||Low||<42%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Knox College?
Admission data indicates that Knox College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Knox College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>80%|
|27 to 31||Avg +||68%-80%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||57%-68%|
|21 to 24||Reach||46%-57%|
|Less than 21||Low||<46%|
Knox College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
59% of Knox College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||26%|
|Top 25% of class||59%|
|Top 50% of class||91%|
|Bottom 50% of class||9%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||13%||14%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Knox College is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Knox College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146427 IPEDS survey data for Knox College.
68% of those who apply are granted admission to Knox College. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1350. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 31. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.