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Knox College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Knox College. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At Knox College, 10.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for Knox College?

Knox College requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

In addition to the above requirements, Knox College also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Knox College requires a minimum of 15 credits.

What are Knox College’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Knox College transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline April 1
Winter Transfer Deadline November 1
Spring Transfer Deadline January 15
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Knox College transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Knox College on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline May 1
Winter Transfer Deadline November 15
Spring Transfer Deadline February 1
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Knox College’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Knox College received 86 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 58 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Knox College is 67.44%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Knox College...

Additionally, of the 58 accepted transfer students, 35 students enrolled - that means the yield was 60.34%.

Knox College accepts 68 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Knox College transfer GPA requirements?

Knox College requires a minimum college GPA of 3.61 - this is on a 5.0 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Knox College?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Knox College. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Galesburg...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Knox College is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Knox College then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Knox College

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Knox College accepts 67.44% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Knox College, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.61 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.75. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Knox College students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 0
SAT Reading 0
2018 Total SAT Score 0 0
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math - - 0
ACT Reading - - 0
2018 Total ACT Score 0 0

Knox College’s average SAT score is . To be a competitive applicant for Knox College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to Knox College, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Illinois College
Transfering to North Central College
Transfering to Wheaton College
Transfering to DePauw University
Transfering to Franklin University Switzerland