Campus diversity is an important part of what makes Knox distinctive among liberal arts colleges. With students from 48 states, 51 countries, and wide-ranging ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, our students and faculty are rightly proud that Knox is one of the most diverse college campuses in the United States.
You'll get to know, understand, and respect students from different backgrounds than yours as you form lasting friendships in the residence halls, in social gatherings, in pursuit of common goals, and just relaxing together at the end of the day.
The Knox community reaches beyond the boundaries of the campus to take in the people of Galesburg, who have the same open-hearted Midwestern generosity that gives our campus such an informal, friendly atmosphere. You can work at jobs or internships in town, attend Galesburg's churches and temple, and volunteer at local social service organizations.
Thanks to this web of relationships, Knox offers an environment that broadens your intellectual, social, and personal horizons -- for our students from the heartland as much as those from across the oceans.