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Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
If you are a high school senior or have less than a semester of full-time college coursework, you should apply as a first-year student. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, you should apply as an International Applicant. (Undocumented immigrants residing in the U.S. should apply as First-Year Applicants.)
Complete your application online—use the Common Application, the Coalition Application, or the Knox College Application—and submit your $50 application fee. If the application fee presents a financial hardship, you can request a fee waiver on any of the applications.
Secondary School Report* and Transcript*
On your application, request that your school counselor complete the School Report and provide your transcript.
On your application, identify a teacher from an academic subject area (English, math, social studies, science, or language) to submit a recommendation.
Mid Year Report* of Your Fall Grades
Your school counselor should submit a Mid Year Report with an updated transcript that includes your fall grades when they become available.
We strongly recommend an interview with an admission counselor. Interviews are available on-campus, in locations across the country, by phone, or via the internet. Contact the Office of Admission to schedule an interview—or see if we're offering interviews in your area.
*A note on school reports, recommendations, and transcripts: After identifying your counselor and teacher on your application, they will be invited to complete their forms online. If they prefer to mail your School Report, Mid Year Report, transcript, and/or recommendations, they can be mailed directly to the Knox College Office of Admission.
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