Knox College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Knox College ranks better than only 24% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Knox College ranks better than only 18% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

Knox College ranks higher than 24% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 18% $26,327 $24,035 18%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 7% $27,000 $16,786 7%
Economics 35% $27,000 $44,384 35%
English Language and Literature, General 51% $27,000 $29,685 51%
History 28% Not Reported $26,896 28%
International Relations and National Security Studies 37% Not Reported $33,993 37%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 55% Not Reported $33,993 55%
Political Science and Government 26% $27,000 $30,771 26%
Psychology, General 10% $27,000 $23,803 10%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 17% $27,000 $22,378 17%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 18% $27,000 $26,353 18%
Social Sciences, Other 30% $27,000 $29,685 30%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 29% $27,000 $33,281 29%

Knox College Reviews

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