Knox College Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Knox College

We calculated a Salary Score for each of Knox College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Knox College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Score ™ for Knox College Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 18 100% 100% $26,330 $24,040 18
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 7 100% 100% $27,000 $16,790 7
Economics 35 100% 100% $27,000 $44,380 35
English Language and Literature, General 51 93% 93% $27,000 $29,690 51
History 28 100% 100% Not Reported $26,900 28
International Relations and National Security Studies 37 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 37
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 55 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 55
Political Science and Government 26 93% 93% $27,000 $30,770 26
Psychology, General 10 93% 93% $27,000 $23,800 10
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 17 96% 96% $27,000 $22,380 17
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 18 96% 96% $27,000 $26,350 18
Social Sciences, Other 30 100% 100% $27,000 $29,690 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 29 100% 100% $27,000 $33,280 29

Most Recent Reviews

Victoria Daza 11/14/2019

Knox College has excellent faculty and small class sizes. My experience there really enhanced my critical thinking skills. I believe my largest class must have been about 30 people, and my smallest class was six people. The TRIO department offers excellent support on resume writing and career preparation. They also offer many scholarships for study abroad and educational opportunities off campus.

Adam Krause 8/30/2013

After Knox, I went on to get a master's degree at the top U.S. creative writing program, the Iowa Writers' Workshop. I think anyone getting a degree in English or creative writing should expect an uncertain job market, but I have remained continuously employed in fields related to my degrees, such as college teaching, editing and professional writing. Knox is a liberal arts college, and the liberal arts model encourages students to take lots of courses outside their major. I minored in religious studies (with... Read More