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We all know that the one question every parent asks Admission counselors during the college search process is, "Will my child be able to get a job after they graduate?" At the heart of this question is not only parental concern for their child's future well-being, but the need to ensure that the money parents—and students—spend on this education has value.
Or, to put the question more simply, does Knox provide its graduates with a strong return on their investment?
The answer is just as simple: Yes!
Knox graduates leave Knox with the skills—critical thinking, problem solving, the ability to work effectively with others—that help them land their first job, pursue a graduate degree, or serve their community. Each of these opportunities positions them well for financial independence—and the numbers back that up:
And graduates would agree. For the last five years, Knox has been included in Forbes magazine's Grateful Grad Index, which measures which measures which college's graduates are happiest with the return on their tuition investment.
It's not just our graduates who appreciate the value of a Knox education:
The impact of systemic racism also requires that we change ourselves and create a new Knox that truly promotes equity and justice. The responsibility for change lies primarily with those of us who have benefited from the systemic advantages that are the outcomes of systemic racism.
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