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Financial Aid Consumer Information


Office of Student Financial Services

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401


800-678-KNOX (Toll Free)

309-341-7453 (Fax)


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Knox complies with eligibility requirements for Title IV federal funding by providing current and prospective students with "consumer information," or vital information about the College, its practices, and the availability of financial aid. For your convenience, this information is linked or provided below.

Financial Aid Handbook

Knox College's Financial Aid Handbook features information regarding financial aid programs, the application process and institutional policies for receiving aid, as well as other important information regarding financial aid. A paper copy can be requested from the Office of Student Financial Services.

Institutional Information

Click on the links below for the following information:

Special Services for Disabled Students

Knox College offers accessible buildings, including a fully accessible residence hall. Special accommodations in the academic program are also available for students with special learning needs. For more information, please contact the Division of Student Development at 309-341-7222.

Completion and Graduation Rates

Knox prides itself on excellent teaching, superb scholarship and an inclusive sense of community. These characteristics make a Knox education an experience that truly "changes lives." As defined by federal regulation 34 CFR 668.41(d)(4) and 668.45, view Knox's retention and graduation rates (PDF). Additional graduation and retention rate information is available on the College Navigator and College Scorecard websites.

Student Outcomes Data

Knox College administers the First Destination Survey annually to gather post-graduation plans. Data is collected through an online survey administered by the Office of Institutional Research prior to commencement each year. To supplement the responses to the survey additional research is undertaken by various offices for a period of six months following graduation to obtain the most accurate information about post-graduation plans. Additional information about student outcomes can be found on the College Scorecard and Associated Colleges of Illinois websites. Additional information for individual academic programs can be found on each of the major and minor pages on the Knox website, and general information can be found on the Outcomes webpage.

Available Financial Assistance

Information regarding the financial aid application process, as well as eligibility for and availability of financial aid is provided in the Financial Aid Handbook. To request a paper copy of the handbook, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services.

Terms of Loan Deferment and Cancellations
Information about Federal Perkins and Direct Loan Deferments and cancellations is provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

Campus Safety Information, Drug Free Schools and Communities

Knox College provides to all students, faculty and staff an annual security report (PDF) that includes information on crimes reported that have occurred on or near campus. The report also outlines institutional policies concerning campus safety, crime prevention, crime reporting, alcohol and other drugs, and sexual assault. You can request a copy of the report by calling 309-341-7255.

Athletic Program Information

Knox College also complies with the requirements of the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) by completing an annual report of participation rates, financial support and other information on men's and women's intercollegiate athletic programs. The report is available above or on the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education website by entering "Knox College" in the search box at the bottom of the following page.

More information about Knox's athletic programs, including a printed copy of the EADA report, is available from the Department of Athletics by calling 309-341-7281.

Textbook Information

View pricing information on textbooks.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Knox complies with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and routinely provides information on the law to parents and students. For specific questions, contact the Office of the Registrar at 309-341-7205 or the Office of Student Development at 309-341-7222.

Students may request withholding of directory information by completing a FERPA Form, which is available from the Office of the Registrar. Students must submit a withholding request every year that they attend Knox.

Gainful Employment

Knox does not have any programs defined by the U.S. Department of Education as Gainful Employment programs.

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Printed on Friday, July 19, 2024