Tuition & Fees

$55,930

$55,930

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
39%
600-699
46%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
41%
500-599
13%
400-499
2%
30-36
73%
24-29
24%
18-23
3%
30-36
35%
24-29
57%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
30-36
68%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,896
Declined + 3,707
Total Received 5,603
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Private (nonprofit)

1,677

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Economics
  3. Political Science
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Codes

SAT 1370
ACT 3286

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Location

School Facts

Kenyon College, founded in 1824, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Gambier, OH.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,677
Established in 1824
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

Gambier, OH

1,000-acre campus in Gambier (population: 2,423), 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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 27% of male students
 
4 sororities 32% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
63%
Top 1/4
86%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
46%
500-599
7%
700-800
39%
600-699
46%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
41%
500-599
13%
400-499
2%
30-36
73%
24-29
24%
18-23
3%
30-36
35%
24-29
57%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
30-36
68%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

33%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,896
Declined + 3,707
Total Received 5,603

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Diane Anci
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 848-2468
F: 740 427-5770
admissions@kenyon.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,458

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,830
Room $5,470
Board $7,040
Additional fees $2,100
Books & supplies $1,900
Total $70,340
Average Financial Aid - $46,458
Total with Avg. Aid $23,882
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 15

Other
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 740 427-5430
F: 740 427-5240
finaid@kenyon.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Craig Slaughter
Director of Financial Aid
slaughterc@kenyon.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Equestrian Sports, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Equestrian Sports, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery, Ballroom Dancing, Basketball, Dance, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Indoor Soccer, Juggling, Racquetball, Rugby, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Peter Smith (men's)
Director Of Athletics, Fitness And Recreation
email

Suzanne Helfant (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lords and Ladies
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Classics
Dance
Drama
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
French
German
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Mathematics
Modern Languages/Literature
Molecular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Self-Designed Major
Sociology
Spanish
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. English
  2. Economics
  3. Political Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,677

total students

15%

in-state

85%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,677
students

Female
56%
936

Male
44%
741

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,661
students

Female
56%
927

Male
44%
734

1%

16
students

Female
57%
9

Male
43%
7

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

26%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

32

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

8

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Pakistan
Russia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marne Ausec
Director of the Center for Global Engagement
740 427-5637
ausecm@kenyon.edu

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