Knox College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college situated in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Knox College was set up in 1837 as the Knox Manual Labor College. The founders of the college were George Washington Gale and Reverend Samuel Wright. Knox College featured among the Best 368 Schools by Princeton Review in 2008. Knox College offers graduate degrees, pre-professional and co-operative programs in fields of study including arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, business and management.
Knox College is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Midwest conference. The men's and women's intramural sports teams participate in sports including basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, indoor soccer, and softball teams. The mascot of Knox College is the Prairie Fire and the athletic teams of the College are also known by the same name.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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