International Fair 2020 Highlights Diverse Cultures at Knox
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Knox College has received a top 20 ranking in the latest service-oriented rankings from Washington Monthly一道本不卡免费高清 magazine -- rankings that evaluate colleges for "encouraging students to give something back to their country."
Knox is ranked 13th in the nation among liberal arts colleges, in rankings published in the September-October issue of Washington Monthly一道本不卡免费高清 magazine and on the magazine's website.
一道本不卡免费高清Other colleges in the top 20 include Bryn Mawr, Carleton, Swarthmore, Williams, Grinnell, Oberlin, and Amherst.
一道本不卡免费高清"This national ranking from Washington Monthly demonstrates the depth and breadth of Knox College's historic commitment to service -- on campus, in the community and around the world -- by generations of our students and faculty, staff and alumni," said Knox President Teresa Amott.
一道本不卡免费高清"More than 58,000 hours of service are being donated annually by Knox students in the local community, not for a ranking but because students are committed to helping make a difference," Amott said.
Knox was highly ranked in two other categories by Washington Monthly -- "Affordable Elite Colleges," and colleges that give students the "Best Bang for the Buck."
Details of Washington Monthly Rankings
Social Mobility, which includes recruiting and graduating low-income students. 一道本不卡免费高清Key factors include:
Service, based on "encouraging students to give something back to their country," such as placing graduates in the Peace Corps and current students in community service activities. Knox programs that affect the score include:
Research, which covers both scholarship on campus and advanced degrees earned by graduates. 一道本不卡免费高清Key factors include:
"Best Bang for the Buck"
An "Affordable Elite College"
More National Rankings:
一道本不卡免费高清Published on August 27, 2014
一道本不卡免费高清Washington Monthly ranks Knox highly for service to country and community; giving students "Best Bang for the Buck" in educational quality.