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Graduates laughing during Commencement 2016


years in a row included in the Forbes Magazine Grateful Grad Index

Employers of recent graduates:

Abbott Laboratories


Chicago Board of Trade

Epic Systems Corporation

Goldman Sachs



IHS Markit

Kirkland & Ellis

Oregon Shakespeare Festival


Teach for America

4 %

Top 4% of national liberal arts colleges producing Ph.D. candidates

100 %

of Knox students who work with the Pre-Law Advisor have been admitted to one or more law schools

Graduate and professional schools attended by recent graduates:

American University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Georgetown University

Harvard University


New York University

Northwestern University

Purdue University

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

Yale University

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average debt of Knox graduates, below the national average of $31,665 for graduates of private institutions

74 %

of graduates start to repay their loans within 3 years, compared to a national average of 48%

Your training remains ever useful: 89% of creative writing alumni say that they're still using their education—no matter what industry they're in!

61 %

of alumni say that their Knox experience encouraged them to pursue social & civic involvement

83 %

of alumni 10 years out of college say they are pursuing meaningful work

97 %

of seniors say their Knox education strengthened their critical thinking skills, preparing them for life after college

78 %

of alumni 10 years out of college say they are using important skills they gained as undergraduates

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