Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Transform yourself, our community, and the world around you
You have taken the first steps in continuing your education and now it’s time to complete your degree by joining one of the most globally diverse, nationally recognized, liberal arts colleges in the country. Transfer to Knox and join our human-powered education.
Develop an educational plan that allows you to continue pursuing your passions.
Get real-world experiences with experiential learning through internships, creative projects, research, immersion terms, and study abroad. Transfer students have participated in amazing opportunities like Green Oaks Term, Rep Theatre Term, and College Honors.
Applicants that are competitive for admission have a 3.0/4.0 college GPA. In addition to work completed at the college level, we also consider your high school transcript in the review process.
Get your credit evaluation from the registrar a week after you're granted admission. Transfer credit is rated at .3 per semester hour and .2 per quarter hour.
Alarmed? Don’t be. Typically each course at Knox is 1 credit for a total of 36 credits needed to graduate.
The maximum amount of credits we can accept from a community college is 18, while the overall limit is 22.5. Learn more through our transfer credit policy.
By being considered for one of our transfer student scholarships. Our transfer scholarships range from $10,000-$20,000. In addition to merit scholarships, transfer students can be considered for writing, visual art, and performing scholarships in addition to our service & leadership scholarship. The additional scholarship portfolios and/or auditions must be submitted with the application deadline in which you’re applying.
Knox welcomes transfer applicants from both two-year and four-year institutions. Knox uses the Common Application, which is used by more than 500 colleges and universities across the country.
You can apply to Knox online via the Common Application.
Please note that the application fee is waived for international applicants.
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