Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$61,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
46%
500-599
7%
700-800
48%
600-699
40%
500-599
12%
30-36
74%
24-29
23%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,204
Declined 3,948
Total Received 6,152
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Private

1,734

undergraduate students

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1,000-acre campus in Gambier (population: 2,450), five miles from Mt. Vernon, 50 miles from Columbus. Major airport and bus serve Columbus; train serves Cleveland (115 miles). School operates transportation to Mt. Vernon and Columbus.

  • Metropolitan area: Columbus
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John Glenn Columbus International

Kenyon College
Ransom Hall, 106 College Park Drive
Gambier
43022-9623

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • student advisory groups
  • student radio station
  • musical groups
  • intramural sports and clubs
  • outdoors club

Top Events

  • Summer Send-off
  • Activities Fair
  • Founder's Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
55%
Top 1/4
79%
Top 1/2
96%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
46%
500-599
7%
700-800
48%
600-699
40%
500-599
12%
30-36
74%
24-29
23%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.94

Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,204
Declined 3,948
Total Received 6,152

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball

Club Sports Men

Archery, Fencing

Club Sports Women

Archery, Fencing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad

1,734

total students

13%

in-state

87%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,734
students

Female
55%
955

Male
45%
779

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,719
students

Female
55%
945

Male
45%
774

1%

15
students

Female
67%
10

Male
33%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 85%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

6

Transfer students enrolled

0%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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