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Institutional Research Frequently Asked Questions

Fall 2023 Enrollment

  • How many students are enrolled at Knox? 1,001
  • How many are men? 478 (48%)
  • How many are women? 523 (52%)
  • How many are students of color? 286 (36%) of 804 U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • How many students are Pell eligible? 301 (37%) of 804 U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • How many are international? 197 (20%)
  • How many home countries are represented? 50
  • How many home states are represented? 41
  • What is the on-campus FTE (full-time equivalent)? 997 FTE (FTE = full-time + 1/3 part-time)
  • How many students are enrolled in off-campus programs? 41

Fall 2023 Admissions (Class of 2027)

  • How many students applied for first-year admission? 4,527
  • How many were admitted (selectivity)? 2,925 (65% of applied)
  • Of those admitted, how many enrolled (yield)? 249 (8.5% of admitted)
  • How many are men? 142 (57%)
  • How many are women? 107 (43%)
  • How many are students of color? 85 (43%) of 200 U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • How many students are Pell eligible? 90 (45%) of 200 U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • How many are international? 49 (20%)
  • How many home countries are represented? 26
  • How many home states are represented? 28

Retention and Graduation

  • What is the first-to-second year retention rate? 80% (Fall 2022 first-time cohort)
  • What is the 4-year graduation rate? 48% (Fall 2019 first-time cohort)
  • What is the 5-year graduation rate? 66% (Fall 2018 first-time cohort)
  • What is the 6-year graduation rate? 68% (Fall 2017 first-time cohort)

Fees and Financial Aid (2023-24 academic year)

  • What is the comprehensive fee? $65,994 (Tuition, fees, room & board)
  • How many students receive financial aid (grants and/or loan)? 798 
  • What is the average aid award (grants + loan)? $48,559
  • What is the average need-based loan amount? $4,369

Faculty (Fall 2023)

  • What is the student-to-faculty ratio? 10 to 1
  • How many full-time faculty members are there? 95
  • How many are tenured? 60 (63%)
  • How many are on tenure-track? 13 (14%)
  • How many full-time faculty are women? 44 (46%)
  • How many are full-time faculty of color? 12 (13%)
  • How many part-time faculty members are there? 22
  • How many part-time faculty are women? 9 (41%)
  • How many are part-time faculty of color? 1 (5%)

Finance and Fundraising

  • What are the total core expenses for the fiscal year? $62,901,541 (FY 2022-23)
  • What is the market value of the endowment? $162.3 million (est) as of June 30, 2023
  • How many living alumni are there? 18,855 (2024)
  • What was the total amount of gifts to Knox this year? $11,217,751 (FY 2022-23)
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