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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Knox Early College offers high-achieving high school seniors the opportunity to earn college credit while taking courses in subjects not otherwise available in high school—astronomy, biochemistry, Chinese, Japanese, or philosophy, for example—or to pursue higher levels of study in fields such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or Spanish.
In the Knox Early College program, you’ll take college-level classes on the Knox College campus, learning alongside a world-class faculty of scholars and researchers and bright, talented students of diverse backgrounds from across the country and around the world.
Admission to the Knox College Early College program is competitive, and space is limited. To be considered, we must receive the following:
Recognizing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our local students and schools, we are extending the Early College Deadline to May 1, with decisions released by May 15. If your application is complete by April 1, a decision will be released by April 15.
Fall Term: Monday, September 14 – Sunday, November 22
Winter Term: Tuesday, January 5 – Monday, March 15
Spring Term: Wednesday, March 24 – Tuesday, June 1
Knox’s standard class periods are 70 minutes long:
Period 1: 8:00 – 9:10 a.m.
Period 2: 9:20 – 10:30 a.m.
Period 3: 10:40 – 11:50 a.m.
Period 4: 12:00 – 1:10 p.m.
Period 5: 1:20 – 2:30 p.m.
Period 6: 2:40 – 3:50 p.m.
For more information, talk with your high school counselor or a Knox College admission counselor. You can also print an informational flyer about the Knox Early College Program (PDF).
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