Best Liberal Arts College -- Knox Ranked 12th in Nation
Knox is one of the best colleges in the nation when it comes to encouraging students to give back to their nation and country, according Washington Monthly. In their 2013 rankings, Knox ranked 12th in the Best Liberal Arts Colleges classification. The rankings evaluate schools based on their contributions to the public good in three broad categories:
- Social Mobility -- recruiting and graduating low-income students;
- Research -- scholarship on campus and advanced degrees earned by graduates;
- Service -- encouraging students to give something back to their country, such as graduates in the Peace Corps and students in community service activities.
We’re in good company. Other colleges in the top 20 include Bryn Mawr, Carleton, Swarthmore, Grinnell, Oberlin, and Amherst. Learn more about why Knox is listed so high in the rankings.
U.S. News Finds Knox a “Great School at a Great Price”
Top reputation. Academic Excellence. Affordability. Those were the criteria used by U.S. News & World Report in ranking Knox 38th among national liberal arts colleges as a "Best Value." Knox is the only liberal arts college in Illinois in this very selective ranking of colleges. Read more about the ranking.
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