How do we know there are 399 reasons to say yes to Knox College? Because there will be at least one for each member of the fall class (plus yours, of course).
What will yours be?
Submit your deposit now and let us know!
Because you may be called upon to address a Wizard terrorist attack.
To save the world one plastic fork at a time
To host your own radio show
Because there may be an adorable kitten that needs to be rescued
To eat what you grow
Explore more reasons to say yes to Knox:
To learn to identify fake news
Because you believe in a strong press
To meet our spiffy new mascot, Blaze
Because you want to explore extragalactic space
You like to tell stories
Because you're, at heart, a do-gooder
To get your foot in the door
Because we're doing the most for the American Dream
Because you want to do meaningful scientific research
You'll find an impressive selection of Halloween pumpkins on campus.
To explore dance, music, and culture in Cuba
Green Oaks is the next best thing to the Forbidden Forest (though cars, flying or otherwise, aren't allowed to go off-road).
Because it's possible that Old Main, the oldest building on campus, is full of magic.
To find a mentor who can connect your interests with a career path
Because you want to study herbology (or as Professor Stuart Allison calls it, ethnobotany)
To continue a promising ultimate frisbee career
To get an internship in the White House
So 400 kids won’t go hungry on weekends
Because there could be a place for you on the staff of an award-winning literary journal
To write a novel
Because there are four vegetarian options in the Grab-n-Go food cart, if you’re into that
Because it’s possible to play a sport, earn two degrees, and still graduate in three years
To live and learn together
To research alluvial sedimentation in Sudan or some other unnervingly specific undertaking
To investigate the history and effectiveness of the Superfund project
Because you’re going places
To record an album
To meet people completely unlike you
To become a professional animator
Because you're always looking for a good deal
To work behind the scenes at the world premiere of a play
So you can hang out with wild chimpanzees
To spend 10 weeks living in the wilderness
To graduate with less student debt (11 percent less than the national average)
To create art in a new, innovative space
To start medical school three years from now
To earn college credit for starting a business
To join the Peace Corps
To network with alumni
To conduct innovative research
To share your art and opinion
To meet some very good dogs
To hear that lonesome train whistle blow
To look upon the heart of a champion (well, not literally)
To learn more than how to make copies or get people coffee
Free Movie Nights at Kresge Recital Hall
The pizza is excellent
To spend the weekend walking in the woods
To study elephants in Thailand
To build the world’s greatest manga collection
It’s a legacy thing
To stand up for what you believe in
You won't come to campus on the Hogwarts Express, but Amtrak's Carl Sandburg will take you to Chicago and back whenever you want.