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 Scores for Knox College Bachelor's Degrees
|Field of Study||Employment Rate||Median Debt||Median Salary|
|Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft||$27,000||$16,790|
|English Language and Literature, General||$27,000||$29,690|
|International Relations and National Security Studies||Not Reported||$33,990|
|Natural Resources Conservation and Research||Not Reported||$33,990|
|Political Science and Government||$27,000||$30,770|
|Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies||$27,000||$22,380|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||$27,000||$26,350|
|Social Sciences, Other||$27,000||$29,690|
|Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods||$27,000||$33,280|
Most Recent Reviews
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.
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