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Cost & Financial Aid


Office of Student Financial Services

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


800-678-KNOX (Toll Free)

309-341-7453 (Fax)


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Making College Affordable

A nationally recognized financial aid program funded by incredibly generous alumni and friends makes it possible for students from all backgrounds to attend and afford Knox.

We offer a wide variety of need-based financial aid to help you cover your college tuition and expenses, and we're here to guide you through the financial aid process.

Comprehensive Fee

Costs 2020-2021 2021-2022
Tuition $49,185 $50,784
Fees $789 $792
Room $5,040 $5,040
Board $5,130 $5,181
Total $60,144 $61,797

How much financial aid will I receive?

Your financial aid award is based on your financial need, which is determined by your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the Knox Financial Aid Application. More than 80 percent of new (U.S. first-year) students entering in fall 2020 qualified for financial aid based on need. Here's what those students received:

Average Financial Aid Awards for U.S. First-Year Students Enrolled in the Fall of 2020

Total Family Income Average Award* Award Range*
$0 - $35,999 $53,116 $35,500 - 61,974
$36,000 - $71,999 $54,894 $33,500 - $63,625
$72,000 - $107,999 $50,291 $34,500 - $62,704
$108,000 - $125,000 $44,768 $33,556 - 63,075
Over $125,000 $38,810 $25,500 - $63,075

*Awards include scholarships, grants, federal student loans, and student employment.

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