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Knox College Demographics & Diversity

Galesburg, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Knox College are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Knox College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 8%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 12%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 30% more female students than male students enrolled at Knox College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Knox College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Knox College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Knox College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 579
Women 754

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Knox College serves a low number of students outside of Illinois, with 47 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Knox College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 40%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,884 per year

37% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.9%
Part time Undergrads 0.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146427 IPEDS survey data for Knox College.